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Bun in the Oven Idiom !!

Bun in the oven is an idiom which eludes to the pregnancy of a woman. A Woman’s womb is sometimes referred to as an oven. It may be due to the fact that the oven is the receptacle and also provides the warmth. A Bun is akin to the baby in the mother’s womb. As time passes, the bun begins growing and becoming bigger with each passing day just as the conceived Babu becomes bigger with time in the belly. Many times a woman who has become pregnant, she and her family feel shy to announce it and then they… Read More »Bun in the Oven Idiom !!

Green with Envy

Envy is one of the emotions human beings experience. When a person is unable to achieve something which someone known to him has achieved, he feels Envy. Only the saints and yogis may not be infected with this malady. In every culture, colors are generally associated with emotions. Red is generally similar to anger, white is for peace and black is the colour of mourning in many cultures. Although green colour has positive traits as it is associated with greenery in Nature. But in Europe and United States a phrase is very popular. It is “Green with Envy”. Origin of… Read More »Green with Envy

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