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In Other Words, Dumb
Idioms and Proverbs
"This quiz features some of the more common and amusing expressions that are used to imply dim-wittedness. If you're "not all there", you should be here."
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If someone rolls their eyes at you and uses the expression, "the lights are on, but nobody's home", they could have implied much the same thing by saying that you are what?
About to kick the bucket
Not the sharpest tool in the shed
Robbing Peter to pay Paul
Which of the following phrases is often used to imply dim-wittedness?
The rat has fallen off its twig
The wheel's spinning, but the hamster's dead
The trap works but the mouse has gone to Disneyland
The lemming has lost its compass
When Australians demonstrate stupidity, silliness, or madness, they are sometimes said to have a few what?
Kangaroos loose in the top paddock
Platypuses pulling the puppet
Wombats wandering in the attic
Koalas out of the gum tree
You've just insisted that Hannibal Lecter was an ancient military leader from Carthage, and somebody responds by saying that you must be "a sandwich short of a picnic". What other expression is sometimes used to imply the same thing?
Bitten off more than you can chew
Not playing with a full deck of cards
Going back to the sandwich shop
Scraping the bottom of the hamper
You've just handed a drill to a builder - while it was running, and pointy end first. The builder now informs you that you're "as thick as a brick". If you worked in a laboratory and stored acid in a scientist's coffee mug, what similar expression might be used to describe you?
You're as charming as an atom bomb
You're so dense that light bends around you
You're as solid as hot air
You're as clever as Einstein
A member of the opposite sex is extremely well-disposed towards you - that is, until you open your mouth, at which point they sigh and say, "body by God, mind by Mattel". What are they implying?
You're an absolute doll
You're very attractive but not very intelligent
You're incredibly smart but not terribly good-looking
How should you complete this old expression which implies doltishness? "If brains were dynamite ..."
You wouldn't have enough to blow your nose
You'd win a Nobel prize
You'd be a blast
You must be sky high
You were fairly sure of your whereabouts, but now you have some doubts, because someone has just insulted your intelligence by using what common expression?
You're all over the place
You're here, there, and everywhere
You're on a train and going to Moscow
You're not all there
What is someone implying when they say that you'd "take an hour and a half to watch '60 Minutes'"?
You're watching the wrong channel
For some reason, '60 Minutes' takes longer on your television
You're not very bright
The programmers have got it wrong yet again
You're not sure, but you think you've just been insulted. Somebody told you that "you're not firing on all thrusters". What did they mean?
Your brain is not working very efficiently
You need to dismiss more employees
That rocket of yours has broken down again
You have constipation
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Compiled Jun 28 12