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  • A Short History Of Nearly Everything ( Bill Bryson book )
  • A Short History Of Tractors In Ukrainian ( Marina Lewycka book )
  • A few bricks short of a full load
  • A few cards short of a full deck
  • Abbreviated piece of nothing
  • Alphabet soup ( a jumble of words or letters, often in reference to organsiations known by their initials, like CIA or BBC )
  • Art is long and life is short
  • As thick as two short planks
  • Bring up short
  • Caught by the short and curlies ( meaning and origin of this phrase )
  • Caught short
  • Come up short
  • Cut a long story short
  • Day late and a dollar short
  • Forward Short Leg ( field position in the game of cricket )
  • In short order
  • In short supply
  • In the short run
  • Life's too short
  • Make short work of
  • Nasty, brutish and short
  • One brick short of a load
  • Pull someone up short
  • Shit ( or short ) end of the stick
  • Short Fine Leg ( field position in the game of cricket )
  • Short Mid Wicket ( field position in the game of cricket )
  • Short Square Leg ( field position in the game of cricket )
  • Short and curlies
  • Short and sweet
  • Short arms, long pockets
  • Short but sweet
  • Short change
  • Short end of the stick
  • Short fuse
  • Short list
  • Short sharp shock
  • Short shrift
  • Short sighted
  • Short stuff
  • Sold short
  • Take a long walk off a short pier
  • Take a long walk off a short plank
  • The long and short of it
  • The short end of the stick
  • To cut a long story short
  • To make a long story short
  • Two bricks short of a load
  • Two sandwiches short of a picnic

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