The next two archive posts on this blog about English sayings are about expressions including words connected with Christianity and birds. It is usual to say that being hit by a bird-dropping is a blessing. It is more of a nuisance, but perhaps calling it a blessing cheers the target up. A mixed blessing is something, which ought to be a benefit, but has some disadvantages. Hence the title of this post.
Watch the birdie! (as I have doubtlessly mentioned elsewhere) is a catchphrase used by photographers. The people being photographed are all supposed to prepare for the shutter to click.
The Blogging from A to Z in April Challenge is only weeks away. The Theme Reveal – for bloggers, who have chosen a subject to blog about – is on 23 March 2015. I am getting ready to take part on Sue’s Trifles. What about you?