The next time someone comments to me about the general deterioration of the King's English. I think I may increase their familiarity with our country's rather colorful collection of expressions...which, as the name implies, arguably broaden our ability to express ourselves.
For example, how are you going to adequately express your approval of your neighbor's garden gnome is if you can't say he is as somber as a nun on Sunday and still as cute as a bug's ear? Or better yet, as dapper as a zebra with all his stripes!
Same author with some fun, quirky thoughts to make you smile!