In the essence of time

This subtle malaphor is a mix of “in the interest of saving time” (in order to save time) and “time is of the essence” (meeting the deadlines is essential).  Could have been spoken by a dyslexic lawyer.  Thanks to Lin Sewell for sending this one in.


2 Comments on “In the essence of time”

  1. Your ol' pal says:

    How about “In the nick of time”?

  2. Nan Hoskins says:

    Before today, it was time was of the essence, not to be breached with the unimportant. From this day forward, the essence of time is of prime importance.

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