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Ginger’s Phrase of the Day provides you with a daily dose of interesting facts and trivia on some of the more, and less, common phrases in the English language. Learn the real meaning behind these phrases, when and how to use them and other less-known info behind each phrase.

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The phrase 'Tongue-in-Cheek' is used to imply that a statement is not seriously intended. Example of Use: “After waiting in line for thirty minutes, I failed to appreciate the clerk’s tongue-in-cheek comment regarding bothersome customers.”