Mills have played a huge role in our lives for hundreds of years, from the primitive mill stone to more recent hydroelectric turbines. It is interesting to see how much of an impact mills have had in all areas of our lives, not least their impact on language across the world.
Whilst reading through many journal articles I have found many commonly used idioms and expressions relating to mills and milling life, many contemporary users of which likely don't know about their milling origins!
Below I've listed some of my particular favourites - I hope you enjoy them. How many of these do you know? Do you know any that aren’t on this list? Let us know!
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