Jientje from Heaven Is in Belgium, the creator of this meme, writes: "As long as people have been around, they have tried to communicate with each other. As a means of getting the message across as clearly as possible, idioms and sayings have found their way into our language. Now, because "a picture paints a thousand words", I thought it would be nice to make this a new photo challenge. The idea is to choose an idiom, or a saying, ( even slang is allowed) and illustrate it with a picture. Each week we'll cover two letters of the alphabet, okay? "To play along, click here.
M is for Midnight Oil.
When you burn the midnight oil by staying up way too late at night, you need a nap, like Hamlet, in the afternoon!
N is for Nervous Nellie.
Like Dolly, who often hides inside things because she's afraid of strangers, a Nervous Nellie is someone who is timid and anxious.