Archive for November, 2015

Playing Chicken

Did you ever play chicken when you were a kid? Do you know what playing chicken means? According to Wikipedia, the “chicken game”┬áis also known by other names, including “hawk-dove” and “snowdrift” – although I’ve never personally heard of these varients. Basically, it is a game that had it’s origins in having two driver drive […]


Pulling the Rug from Right Out Under You

Have you ever heard someone use a phrase about pulling the rug from right out under you? I was wondering if this was related to some kind of game, but actually, according to, it isn’t necessarily. There isn’t much information about the origin of the word, but it is likely American in origin, and […]