I’m at my loose ends

This one is very subtle, as it is a conflation of “at loose ends” (uneasy) and “at my wit’s end” (in a state of distress where patience has been lost).  Both idioms are very similar sounding, but only one as the word “my” in it.  A big thanks to Lisa Simpson for hearing this one and sending it in to the Malaphors page on Facebook.  Join the page today!


One Comment on “I’m at my loose ends”

  1. curioussteph says:

    and here I was thinking this was polite speak for diarrhea.

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