Figures Of Speech
A wainwright is the occupational name of a craftsperson skilled in the art of constructing and fixing wagons. This historical word's origin is in Old English.
Whac-A-Mole was originally a popular arcade game featuring a mallet and mechanical moles. Players whack the moles as they pop up out of the console.
An affectionate term for groundhogs. The term was established at Vassar College due to its natural abundance of Hedge Pigs.
Woodshedding originates from jazz musicians and literally means to go out to the shed and practice where no one can hear you or bother you.
Writer's Block is when someone, typically an author, is unable to start or continue their writing. This term is often applied to any creative activity.