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Published 5 years ago by Qukatt with 18 Comments

Which misquoted Idioms make you twitch?

  • you know the ones;

    "Just nip it in the butt" ... urrgh

    "I'm not trying to invent the wheel here" >_<

    ""it was a bit of a damp squid" .... really?

 

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  • papervoid
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    "I could care less."

    • jenjen1352
      +6

      Yes, yes, a thousand times yes! Gah that infuriates me soo much!

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  • ChaseWhitfield
    +4

    I had a coworker that always used pacifically instead of specifically, it drove me nuts.

    • Qukatt
      +3

      I used to be guilty of this but only because I had like a weird stuttery mental block and couldn't actually say "specific".

      all better now!

  • Traveler
    +3

    My favorites is definitely "An escape goat"

    Anther that I often hear: "That doesn't jive"

    • Qukatt
      +2

      Lol escape goat, I'll have to remember that one

  • Qukatt (edited 5 years ago)
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    Just found one on a news story -

    "Struck a cord"

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