Hoisted by my own petard

Name me a better phrase I’ll wait

I know where this phrase comes from

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I know what a petard is

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wild goose chase

my non-british pal misheard it as wild goose chess so now I like saying that too

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We really do have to thank big willy for a lot don’t we

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Were big willy alive today

  • Deffo cancelled
  • Somehow not

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Please show your working

On it like tits on a fat-ball.

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I don’t like it as a phrase. Feels a bit FBPE.

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Well I’m not here to fuck spiders

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Even tjo I’ve looked up fpbe a million times I still can’t remember what it means

Lower than a worm’s tit. Just thinking of the phrase cheers me up when I’m feeling lower than a worm’s tit

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like a leotard but with only one strap?

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Follow Back, Pro EU. aka, centre-left Twitter types who like to correct Brexiters on their spelling. Can often be found using compound swearwords such as cockwomble.

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Follow pro back Europe

Geese playing chess is a very fun image.

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One of my old colleagues had a book that explained thousands of these. Was good to go through a few in quiet moments. Completely forgotten them all now but I seem to remember that most of theses saying have to do with sailing or ships

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I think the best phrase is “having a whale of a time” because I like to imagine really happy whales having a great time.

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Making a mountain out of a molehill

Molehill used to be called a wantitump

Making Mohammed move a mountain and a molehill.

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THIS is how I discover that Will Smith is dead?

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