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For The Birds

Explanation:  If you tell someone that something is for the birds, you are telling them that you think something is worthless or ridiculous. Example:  Jasper was convinced there was buried treasure in the old mine somewhere, but his wife told…
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Ruffle Your Feathers

Today’s phrase is ruffle your feathers Exaplanation: If you “ruffle someone’s feathers” (I love that words – ruffle – just sounds fun!), it means you’ve made them nervous, angry or upset. Example: Dealing with Anne’s boyfriend always ruffled Caitlin’s feathers….
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