Phrase Anatomy You don't need a medical license to solve these clues that are literal interpretations of phrases that involve parts of the body: "I'm so awkward and clumsy, I'm entirely pollical digits!"
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Phrase Anatomy

Phrase Anatomy

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You don't need a medical license to solve these clues. Host Ophira Eisenberg offers literal interpretations of phrases that involve parts of the body--"I'm so awkward and clumsy, I'm entirely pollical digits!" You may think this game is a real pain in the cervical vertebrae (but not literally).