He has gotten under his craw

Another one heard on the podcast All In with Chris Hayes. Michael Steele, subbing for Hayes, was talking to George Conway about the Trump hush money case and that the D.A. has “gotten under his (Trump’s) craw”. This is a congruent conflation of “stick in (one’s) craw” and “get under (one’s) skin”, both idioms meaning to irritate or displease someone. This malaphor can be heard at the 20:32 mark:


Another tip of the toque to Frank King for hearing this one. Frank is top of the notch! Frank is known as the Mental Health Comedian, and appears on TED talks, cruise ships, you name it. Here’s a podcast where he was interviewed that I think you will find interesting: https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/the-mental-health-comedian-with-frank-king/id1451413064?i=1000447263149


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