It is not what a thing is called that matters, but what it is. The same applies to people The quotation comes from Shakespeare's tragedy,... Read more →
Proverbs containing the word Name
Don't mention names in case anyone suffers. This is an Army saying. Pack drill is a form of punishment for offences against military... Read more →
It takes a long time to build up a good reputation, but this reputation is quickly lost by just one crime or piece of bad behaviour.
The phrase 'a bad name' means 'a bad reputation'. However untrue the charges may be, they may ruin a man's reputation and so 'hang him' - that... Read more →