You may have heard someone describing a chewing-out as “…then he read me the Riot Act.” Or maybe your parents threatened to read the Riot Act to you. We kind of know what it means when they say that, but what’s behind the idiom? At one time, it had to have made perfect sense to everyone, or else it wouldn’t have fallen into common usage.
The idiom, which has…
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