tongue and cheek vs tongue in cheek : Common Errors in English

About tongue and cheek vs tongue in cheek

When people want to show they are kidding or have just knowingly uttered a falsehood, they stick their tongues in their cheeks, so it’s “tongue in cheek,” not “tongue and cheek.”

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  • Deport the Statue of Liberty?

    A human rights organization, Breakthrough, launched a tongue in cheek campaign to deport the Statue of Liberty. They started four twitter accounts and debuted a video which has gone viral. The campaign has rubbed a lot of people the wrong …
    on June 20, 2013 Source: Nightcap TV

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