Phrases that you invented

I’m the person who invented the phrase ‘You can lead a wolf to water but you can’t make it drink.’

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“That’s a whole different kettle of bricks.”

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Manners are for spanners

Not me but M. Something pieces you out if its itchy but now we use it for irritating feelings more generally.

Stop piecing me out please.

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Not sure if this is a phrase or a custom but its certainly utter bs.

If i eat pudding before my main (this is exclusvely reserved for me earing a mars ice cream on my way home from work sometimes) i just shrug and say to myself “its the Chinese way” based on me imagining they eat puddings first in china despite knowing deep down they don’t.

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As a specialist in Medical Genetics, I sometimes find myself tempted to request massively overcomplicated genomic investigations when a simple blood test or Xray might do instead. Have become fond of the excuse “to a man holding a sledgehammer everything looks like a nut”.

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The road that led to the death of our mothers

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Hongry - hot, hungry and angry

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Nono is better than mono - used on the schoolbus to scorn headphone sharers. Might have actually been Matty who invented this one

Horngry - hot, horny, hungry and angry

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Dodgy British stuff in a van or a taxi

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Keep going… :eyes:

Straight yellow.

Emma once said someone thought they were “the funniest pig at the disco” so now we say that quite a lot.

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Unsure if anyone else uses By my Ken instead of that’s what I think, but it’s definitely something I happened upon

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Have a variant of this for someone thinking they’re a chocolate santa

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If you’ll be my bodyguard
I can be your long lost pal
I can call you Betty
And Betty, when you call me, you can by my Ken.

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That’s alright by my ken.

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I like this one

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Neck it Ralph