There will be hiccups in the roadPosted: December 4, 2020
Surgeon General Jerome Adams, in an NPR interview (All Things Considered), was talking about the COVID vaccine rollout and uttered this nice malaphor. It is a congruent conflation of “hiccups” and “bumps in the road”, both describing relatively minor setbacks or obstacles. You can read his interview here:
Perhaps a hiccup in the road is a little more problematic than a bump, or vice versa? Kudos to Jim Kozlowski for hearing this one and sharing it with us.
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