A picture is worth…

a thousand words or in this case many cliches.  See image below by John Atkinson, Wrong Hands1.wordpress.com.  He has some great illustrations which perfectly explain things vividly in one image – have a look.  You can visit and use his work, he asks for a donation on usage.  I showed this to my training group when we were talking about language and literacy – in particular cultural and topical references.

problematic idiomatic attic pic