X: Idiom of the Day ~ 4/28/21

Starts with X – X Marks the Spot

Jilly’s Take: Ahoy matey! Of course I thought about pirates. Burying treasure … gold doubloons. Before there were books on tape, there were albums with books that accompanied them.

I have very vague memories of listening to an album with lost boys and something about the Jolly Roger. I guess from Peter Pan. The boys went on a treasure hunt arguing over who could hold the map. The classic X marks the spot! The sounds of cannons firing and water splashing. Or I am making stuff up. Not again!! Hehe.

About this same time, we listened to William Tell quite often too. Anyone else of certain age remember that? B recalls something similar with an album about Peter and the Wolf.

For more on today’s idiom LOOK here. Then check out this video by Karmic who is new to me. Hope you enjoy them also.


7 thoughts on “X: Idiom of the Day ~ 4/28/21

  1. Good use of the letter! Not the first reference to the X on a pirate map I’ve seen today. Good work with this.

    I love letter X posts! Always such variety.
    It’s hard to believe the blogging challenge is almost over. Then the after survey, reflections, and the road trip sign-up.
    Plus, I’m taking part in the Bout of Books read-a-thon in May. So much excitement!
    J Lenni Dorner~ Co-host of the #AtoZchallenge, OperationAwesome6 Debut Author Interviewer, Reference& Speculative Fiction Author

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