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.

One 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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