Words - figures of speech.
Probably filmed at Pathe studios, London.
C/U of a woman shouting at her husband about all the work she does. Various shots of classic books. Various shots of diagrams and sketches showing the origins of words and phrases, such as "pig in a poke" and "hoisted...
New kitchen devices are demonstrated - straining saucepans, novel cake tin, perforated spoon.
Two devices are demonstrated - one that stops the lid of a teapot falling off, the other a collapsible table.
Techniques for folding and displaying serviettes are demonstrated.
Film documenting a new method for cleaning silverware.
Dinner party tips - how to fold serviettes into interesting shapes.
Footage of new rotary washing line in Kingsbury, London.
Tea straining device is demonstrated.