What really turns the coin…Posted: April 22, 2023 Filed under: Uncategorized Leave a comment
On CBS Sunday Morning, to mark the 75th anniversary of Harry Truman’s executive order ending segregation in the U.S. military, David Martin reported on the years-long struggle of Black Americans in uniform. This malaphor appeared:
This is a mashup of “turn the page/tide” (to make a transition to something, usually positive) and “other side of the coin” (opposing view). “Flip a coin” (give something over to chance) might also be in the mix. A big thanks once again to Steve Grieme for hearing this one and sending it in!