Some articles on common, common expressions, expressions:
... fuck An English loan word, fuck is a common expletive ... Klootzak (literally "ball sack") the scrotum, and is a common insult ... Several common expressions use the word klote, such as "ik voel me klote" ("I feel balls" - "I don't feel good"), "het examen ging klote" ("the exam ...
... Many slang expressions have spread outside of their original areas to become commonly understood throughout the country ... The process of slang expressions expanding beyond their original group of speakers often leads the original users to replace the words with other, less-recognized terms to ... López's monologue "La pelota de letras" ("The Lettered Ball"), as well as many other cultural expressions, including telenovelas, magazines, news coverage, jokes ...
Famous quotes containing the words expressions and/or common:
“Compare the history of the novel to that of rock n roll. Both started out a minority taste, became a mass taste, and then splintered into several subgenres. Both have been the typical cultural expressions of classes and epochs. Both started out aggressively fighting for their share of attention, novels attacking the drama, the tract, and the poem, rock attacking jazz and pop and rolling over classical music.”
—W. T. Lhamon, U.S. educator, critic. Material Differences, Deliberate Speed: The Origins of a Cultural Style in the American 1950s, Smithsonian (1990)
“If common sense had been consulted, how many marriages would never have taken place; if uncommon or divine sense, how few marriages such as we witness would ever have taken place!”
—Henry David Thoreau (18171862)