We all know that people (myself included), have had moments in our lives where we have been told that we just "put our foot in our mouth." I wonder how young I was when I first heard this saying? Or as I have recently learned, this "idiom"? I wonder what it was that I said?
The other day, my co-worker tried to start telling me something about how if I continued to eat that I would lose my "little figure." I quickly tried to stop him because I knew that he was not only putting his foot in his mouth, but he was also getting ready to really upset me. The reality is that I have to work at my fitness, every single day to control my Type 2 Diabetes and to stay healthy. I do so by doing CrossFit 5-6 days a week and eating clean. He later apologized and all is well, but it got me curious about the definition of this idiom. Thanks to TheFreeDictionary.com here's the definition: