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Started by halfnelson on 16-Feb-2017 21:17:39
Evocative turns of phrase

"Shaking like a shitting dog" is one that always strikes me as being bang on in descriptive terms.

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pranzingfrogg - 19 Feb 2017 11:49:50 (#1 of 132)

Hangover - "head like a bucket of frogs"

SinnerBoy - 19 Feb 2017 13:05:04 (#2 of 132)

As mad as a bag of wasps.

FleurDuMal - 19 Feb 2017 13:08:53 (#3 of 132)

Has a face like a smacked arse.

RosyLovelady - 19 Feb 2017 13:10:20 (#4 of 132)

From Diary of a Mad Housewife:

"Don't you ever use the shoebox full of immies you have for a brain?"

I discovered today that an immy is a marble; it was almost better not to know.

HouseOfLametta - 19 Feb 2017 13:13:05 (#5 of 132)

"Sticks like shit to a blanket"

"Goes like shit through a goose"

"Hanging around like a spare prick at a wedding"

Impedimenta - 19 Feb 2017 13:14:01 (#6 of 132)

A swinging brick where your heart should be.

popstar7 - 19 Feb 2017 13:15:12 (#7 of 132)

"Like herding cats"

RosyLovelady - 19 Feb 2017 13:15:20 (#8 of 132)

A little tin heart.

FleurDuMal - 19 Feb 2017 13:20:21 (#9 of 132)

Used on these very threads: 'If brains were Semtex, she'd still be allowed on a plane'.

browserbutton - 19 Feb 2017 13:20:51 (#10 of 132)

All over the place like a mad woman's breakfast.

thisonehasalittlehat - 19 Feb 2017 14:57:20 (#11 of 132)

Mad as a box of stereotypes denigrating mental health issues.

browserbutton - 19 Feb 2017 15:05:30 (#12 of 132)

Mad as a cut snake.

Oh no, a turn of phrase that's cruel to a reptile.

solomongursky - 19 Feb 2017 15:06:45 (#13 of 132)

Peter Kay's "Sweating like a paedophile on a bouncy castle" is evocative. Sorry to any small bean regarders out there.

Tadagee - 19 Feb 2017 15:09:21 (#14 of 132)

More stupid than American Woman.

Shadrack22 - 19 Feb 2017 15:17:52 (#15 of 132)

"Like a clown pooing in a paper cup."

Gotout - 19 Feb 2017 15:21:06 (#16 of 132)

Nailing jelly to the ceiling.

frantastic - 19 Feb 2017 15:23:05 (#17 of 132)

Juggling soot.

pranzingfrogg - 19 Feb 2017 16:40:51 (#18 of 132)

About as useful as a chocolate fire guard in hell

browserbutton - 19 Feb 2017 16:41:27 (#19 of 132)

He couldn't sell cheese at a rat's picnic.

HouseOfLametta - 19 Feb 2017 16:44:34 (#20 of 132)

Fell off the Co-op and landed in the divvi.

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