There is that old chestnut about people having to decide they want this guy to be in their TV rooms for the next four years.
But I think that, like many an old chestnut, this one is rotten.
This book, to resurrect that old chestnut, made me laugh and cry.
That old chestnut about being ‘naturally slim’ usually disguises a very active lifestyle.
"Don't pass along that old chestnut that 'angels can do no better,'" grimaced Dave.
Of course the old chestnut was dying; but that did not concern the noctules.
Soon he came dancing along with another nut to put in the hollow of the old chestnut tree.
Some one has stolen a store of nuts from the hollow in the old chestnut tree.
Theres an old chestnut of a story you may remember that illustrates the point Im making.
Sprouts in old chestnut clearings are often allowed to remain, and sometimes they are grafted to the improved varieties.