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Don’t get your panties in a ringer

This descriptive malaphor was written by Todd Christie, the brother of NJ Governor Chris Christie, in a Facebook post, reacting to people commenting on the Governor celebrating the Dallas Cowboys playoff win with Jerry Jones in his box suite.  It is a mash up of the expressions “don’t get your tit in a wringer” (don’t get in trouble) and “don’t get your panties (knickers) in a twist (bunch)” (don’t get upset over a trivial matter):

Christie’s brother, Todd, took to Facebook to defend the governor, blasting the “non Cowboy fans who have their panties in a ringer” and urging people to “get a life.”

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http://chicago.suntimes.com/politics/7/71/261860/chris-christies-brother-non-cowboy-fans-panties-ringer/

 

 

Thanks to Steve Grieme (two in one week!) for catching this one on CBS This Morning last week.

 

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