Idioms are probably one of the funniest things about language. Like, what even are they? Who thought of these comedic phrases that inspire us to get silly? We’re into breaking down idioms and reflecting on how dumb everything sounds when you give it a little thought. Here are some of the best international food idioms, deconstructed, for your pleasure.
Italy. Ham on face.
In Italy, you have ham over your eyes if you are blindsided by reality. You could compare it to pulling the wool over someone’s eyes, but this ham thing is way more exciting. I mean, just picture slices of delicious ham lying across someone’s eyes. Even more fun is to imagine the same process but instead with billy bear ham that you
eat on Sundays used to eat as a kid.