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We were 3 sheets passing in the night

A neighbor’s elderly aunt said this beauty, referring to an inebriated group.  This is a mash up of “three sheets to the wind” (drunk) and “two ships passing in the night” (people who are rarely in the same place at the same time).  The speaker apparently got her numbers mixed up.  She also could have been thinking about the group “passing out” and thus mixed the phrases.  Anyway, sounds kinky.  A big thanks to John Polk, who is also a big fan of wordplay.  You can follow him on Twitter – @ClichesGoneWild.

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