Phrase of the Day

Ginger’s Phrase of the Day provides you with a daily dose of interesting facts and trivia on some of the more, and less, common phrases in the English language. Learn the real meaning behind these phrases, when and how to use them and other less-known info behind each phrase.

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Hocus Pocus

The phrase 'Hocus Pocus' refers to trickery of some kind, whether that trickery is meant in fun or used as a form of deception. The term is also used to describe mystifying jargon. Example of Use: “The salesman used a lot of hocus pocus to convince Jim to buy that car.”