Tag Archives: History of language

Do you have “Bats in Your Belfry”?

Just a little language history… Do you know where the phrase “Bats in the Belfry” came from? The meaning of the word is “Crazy or eccentric”. Bats are, of course, the erratically flying mammals and ‘belfries’ are bell towers, sometimes … Continue reading

Posted in Bits & Pieces of History, Interesting items of a Historical Nature, Uncategorized | Tagged , | Comments Off on Do you have “Bats in Your Belfry”?