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All your eggs lined up

This is a mix-up of “lining up your ducks in a row” and “all your eggs in one basket”.  Since ducks lay eggs, does the mind want to “scramble” eggs and ducks?

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3 Comments on “All your eggs lined up”

  1. Michael says:

    It’s like shooting ducks in a barrel.

    • davemalaphor says:

      Yes, a good one Michael and I will add to my list. The mind thinks shooting galleries at an arcade that often use metal ducks. Also, fish and ducks both swim, hence the mix-up.

  2. […] the amount of malaphors posted on this site involving barnyard animals and their offspring ( e.g., all your eggs lined up, too many eggs spoil the soup, and don’t count your chickens before they come home to […]


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