I have a new post up on Writing Wranglers and Warriors today regarding the idiom ‘In a pickle.’ I think you’ll find it interesting to read about the history of how it started. Enjoy!
This post by L.Leander, Author of Fearless Fiction
What’s it like to be in a pickle? Is it a problem similar to Jonah’s after a huge gray whale swallowed him when he ran from God rather than do His bidding? Jonah lived in the belly of the whale for three days and three nights before he was spewed back onto dry land, very much alive and in good health, praising the Lord and ready to serve Him without question. During the time he was in the whale I’ll bet he was scared but it gave him time to think about why he was there in the first place.
Naw, can’t be that. For one, pickles are green. Wrong color. Secondly, pickles are too small to swallow a man – in fact that’s just plain silly.
We all have heard the term “in a pickle” and we know it means to…
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