>Word and Idiom of the Day


Today’s Word of the Day is:
Expressing much in few words

“His speech was usually rambling, but this time I found it brief and laconic”

“Calvin Coolidge, our thirteenth president, was named “Silent Cal” by reporters because of his laconic speech”.

Today’s Idiom of the Day is:
“The sword of Damocles”
any imminent danger

“a king seated one of his subjects underneath a sword that was hanging by a hair, in order to teach him the dangers a king faces”

“Although the president of the company seemed quite secure, he always complained that there was a sword of Damocles hanging over his head”

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