Different parts of the English-speaking world, my dear, that’s all. “Pick up your toys and leave” is a fairly recent English/American idiom based upon the idea of sharing one’s toys within a group of children. It has nothing to do with cleaning up your room or leaving them alone to go and eat dinner!

Possessor of Paul Newman eyes. Author of the straightforward & strange. “Women zai shuo ba.” Be useful; share what you can; help others always. Doctor of texts.