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come on, what's your favourite nonsensical idiom?
My current favourite is;
'I've put them in the boot', (for USA exchange boot for trunk.) The context for this over heard idiom? I was eavesdropping in a coffee shop and a woman was talking about an ex partner and how she no longer upset by their actions. Hadn't heard it before so maybe it wasn't an idiom at all but a serial killer with the unconscious need to offload. Eeh well, there's nowt as queer as folk.
I can't believe a literary mob like you could not rise to the occasion and I challenge you all to come up with an idiom. Come on, it's still Sunday, it's boring, stop picking on people with opposing religious beliefs and have a bit of a laugh! To start you off here's one of my favourites 'You couldn't swing a cat in here.' (For feline lovers, drop the poison pen, the cat referred to here is a cat of nine tails - a whip favoured by Her Majesty's Navy.
by Lori Colbo4 years ago
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by fierycj8 years ago
Black-themed as in, movies that feature a predominant black cast, and or is based in a black neighbourhood, or about black people, or black lifestyle, however, whichever. Post on!
by Nicole Canfield6 years ago
Last night, I was sitting in my bathtub and the sink faucet literally turned on full blast by itself. I tried to logically talk myself out of the idea that it was paranormal, but I know that it couldn't have been anyone...
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