Kicking up the daisiesPosted: March 23, 2019 Filed under: Uncategorized | Tags: expressions, humor, Kicking Daisies, kicking the bucket, malaphor, pushing up daisies, words Leave a comment
This was noticed on a tweet concerning people who don’t donate their organs when they die. Here is the tweet:
It is a wonderful congruent conflation of “pushing up daisies” and “kick the bucket”, both phrases meaning to be dead. The writer may have had the band “Kicking Daisies” in her mind when she wrote the mashup. A big thanks to bittenbyfrost for noticing this one and sending it in.