A flag, as I'm sure you know, is a piece of cloth used as a symbol of a country or organisation. Such flags can also be used to send messages or signals. You can flag up something for attention, or flag down a taxi.
Flat stones used for paving are sometimes known as flags. To flag is to become tired or less enthusiastic. Flag is also a type of iris.
Is there anything you can think of that I should have flagged, but didn't? Ah yes, another free to enter writing contest.
Wednesday, 26 February 2014
Wednesday, 19 February 2014
Straight up, implies honest and direct, unless it's a drink in which case it would be undiluted. A straight-laced person is conventional and respectable.
I had my hair straightened today. What do you think? Does it make me look straight-laced? Should I change it straight away?