Turn of phrase

This one went on to the list straight away…

Said to me at work today:

This one's going to hit us like the proverbial brick shit-house.

This made stuff come out of my nose. It was the word proverbial that did it.

1 thought on “Turn of phrase

  1. One of my favourites is 'He took to the (fill in the blank) like a native' (a native what, we may well ask!

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