Why do we say ‘once in a blue moon’? Names for the moon and other moon expressions

once in a blue moon

What’s the moon ever done for us? Well, besides giving us tides, the Islamic calendar, and a reason to celebrate 1969, it’s also influenced quite a lot of the English language. In this blog post, I’ll take a look at various sayings and moon-related words. But, to settle us in, let’s take a quick look […]

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