Previous Idioms

Arrogant Philosophers

1. Make hay while the sun shines
2. The full onty
3. Hobson’s choice


Forming a Guild

1. Tin foil hat
2. Got their comeuppance
3. At sixes and sevens


Extra Bitter Beer

1. Turn on a sixpence
2. Cut someone some slack
3. Full tilt


Ancient Custard Races

1. Through thick and thin
2. Every cloud has a silver lining
3. Fly off the handle


Bulking Out Hufflepuff

1. Don’t poke the bear
2. Wet your whistle
3. Flash in the pan


Aggressively Levelling Pokémon

1. Fighting fire with fire
2. Starter for ten
3. Chew the rag/fat


Introducing Structured Anarchy

1. On yer bike
2. Tie the knot
3. Pass the buck


Sam Demands Feedback

1. Under the weather
2. Not enough room to swing a cat
3. No rest for the wicked


Socially Awkward Magicians

1. The lion’s share
2. It’s not rocket science
3. On the cards


Frothy at the Mouthy

1. Not to rain on your parade
2. Thrown under the bus
3. To keep tabs on


Effectively Swinging Duvets

1. An iron fist in a velvet glove
2. When life gives you lemons
3. Dibs


Gene Simmons’ Severed Head

1. Why the long face?
2. The proof is in the pudding
3. Between Scylla and Charybdis


Sucking on Lightbulbs

1. The best thing since sliced bread
2. Teaching your grandmother to suck eggs
3. At loggerheads
4. Third time’s the charm


Surprise Parachute Rides

1. Shelling out
2. Ghost in the machine
3. Beat around the bush


Mashing the Classics

1. Pig in a poke
2. Face the music
3. The road to hell is paved with good intentions


Salt is Bitter Sugar

1. Shot point-blank
2. Cutting the mustard
3. Wait for the other shoe to drop
4. To collar someone


Ace Flyswell’s Heroic Exploits

1. Crocodile tears
2. It takes two to tango
3. In hot water
4. Kangaroo court


Fondant Fancy Wars

1. Horses for courses
2. Have your cake and eat it
3. Kicked from pillar to post


Magic Sand Puddles

1. By hook or by crook
2. Da steppt der Bär – Special German Guest
3. As happy as a sandboy
4. Up to snuff


Minerally Adequate

1. Working like a Trojan
2. Mutton dressed as lamb
3. I’ve got a bridge to sell you
4. Hope springs eternal


Mr Sponge’s Second Chance

1. They followed the muck cart
2. Batshit crazy
3. Once bitten, twice shy


Committing Multi-murder

1. Shiver my timbers
2. A leopard can’t change its spots
3. Salt of the earth


Bob’s Money Skull

1. Pay through the nose
2. Hanging by a thread
3. Bob’s your uncle


Curling Hooliganism

1. Buy the farm
2. Throwing smoke
3. Hell in a handbasket
4. I’ll eat my hat


Sentimental Carex Bottles

1. Know your onions
2. To a tee/tea/t
3. Rest on one’s laurels


Taxidermy Build-a-bear

1. Too many cooks spoil the broth
2. Curry favour
3. Eating your own dog food
4. Come a cropper


Drinking Pig’s Ears

1. On tenterhooks
2. Make a pig’s ear of (something)
3. Throw a spanner in the works


Hedgehogs with Hammers

1. Penny for your thoughts
2. Thick as thieves
3. Letting the cat out of the bag


Lovecraftian Guinea Pigs

1. Swear down
2. A cut above the rest
3. Not a sausage


Smug Banana Guards

1. To rob Peter to pay Paul
2. The real McCoy
3. Storm in a teacup
4. A hot potato


Fly Fishing in Eye Juice

1. Can of worms
2. The whole nine yards
3. To put your nose out of joint


Waving at Buses

1. Tickle your fancy
2. To send someone to Coventry
3. Hell for leather


Planet of the Catarrhines

1. Blood from a Stone
2. Milking it for all its/it’s worth
3. Jump the Gun


Three Wiselads

1. Playing the Devil’s Advocate
2. Daft as a Brush
3. Shitfaced…


Podcasters on Parade

1. From Rags to Riches
2. An Elephant Never Forgets
3. Get your goat up


Doctor Green on Free Parking

1. The pot calling the kettle black
2. Chill “them” beans
3. When in Rome


Magnetic Northeners

1. Raining Cats and Dogs
2. Long in the tooth
3. Speak of the devil


Rock Paper Incisors

1. To cut one’s teeth
2. To make ends meet
3. A bird in the hand


Recipe for Disaster

1. How long is a piece of string
2. Cock of the walk
3. More than one way to skin a cat


Bringing Hairy Back

1. When things go haywire
2. Wet behind the ears
3. Be there with bells on


Podcastiest Podcast

1. A list as long as your arm
2. Splitting hairs
3. Like a bat out of hell