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He has his act in order

I heard this one on this week’s Monday Night Football game, uttered by the play by play announcer, Mike Tirico.  It is a mash up of “put one’s house in order” (put one’s personal or business affairs into good order) and “get one’s act together” (get organized or start to behave more appropriately).  I almost missed it as it is subtle and sounds almost correct, both signs of a great malaphor.

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