Unusual Phrases or Idioms You've Heard Lately // What Was Your Pet's Mother Called?

“Oh I’m busier than a puppy in a room full of rubber balls”

“It’s enough to make a cat laugh!”


‘whose she, the cats mother?’

(Is this unusual?? Not sure)

My cat’s mother was named Hettie (not a phrase)

My cats mother was called buttons, which is a great name for a cat

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“Who does she think she is, Buttons?”


Different species, and completely off topic, but my dog’s mother was called Queen Jelly.


Like a long tail cat in a room full of rocking chairs

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It’s not unusual (alright, Tom Jones).

It’s a pretty common idiom.

not a phrase, but FYI - Im googling who the queen of sheba is :man_shrugging:

I’d never heard it before this year, hence the caveat in my post. It’s a goodun tho

Sorry guys I think that broke the site for a while due to it’s controversial, sexy mischief.


It’s common but ridiculous. Don’t really understand its purpose

What species is the dog’s mother?

“Clinical walls, that’s what we do this for.”

Heard someone use the phrase “gone for a Burton” recently and it really worked for them, not sure I could pull it off though

I’ve only ever heard Del Boy say that

It was someone born in the 1920s I heard say it so yes, that makes sense

Every word of it true

“Litigation makes things inherently uncool”