Month: July 2016

Sue's News

My childhood toys are collectibles!

My daughter and I spent the weekend in Lancaster, Pennsylvania. Although the primary purpose of our trip was to visit fabric outlets, we ended up browsing through several antique and collectable stores. Here’s where this article gets hard to write. Many of my childhood toys are now collectibles! The exact …
Weird & Whacky

What is “Dumb as a door knob?”

Originally, this expression meant that something was silent (a synonym for “dumb”). At some point, the expression transitioned to refer to someone who was stupid. There seems to be no reason why a door knob was more or less stupid (or silent) than any other object, except that the alliteration …