Monday, October 10, 2022


You can catch more flies with honey than a stick.

We'll burn that bridge when we get to it.

We have to get all our ducks on the same page.

That's no shirt off my nose.

She didn't fall far from the turnip truck.

Don't shoot the gift horse that feeds you.

We're not sure he's cheating, but it quacks like a smoking duck.


james said...

I'm not batting on all 12 today.

Christopher B said...

Don't count your chicks in the bush.

Jonathan said...

These are great.

Earl Wajenberg said...

See also the trope "Metaphorgotten," when the metaphor or simile goes astray:

"...Three decks of balcony and bulkhead were crumpled and staved-in as if a tree had fallen on them. It would have had to have been a redwood tree, I suppose, and made of iron. Perhaps dropped from orbit. Never mind the tree; it looked like a bomb had gone off."

Assistant Village Idiot said...

That's a nice bit of writing