We’ll be laughed out of the water

At a meeting last week, Beehive Crick, a malaphor follower, overheard this gem uttered by a client who was worried.  It is a mash up of “laugh out of court” (dismiss something presented in earnest as ridiculous) and “blow (something) out of the water” (to destroy something, such as a plan).   Interestingly, this seems to be a common malaphor based on the number of entries on the internet using this mixed idiom.  Thank you Beehive!

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