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The world is going to shit in a handcart

This colorful malaphor was uttered by someone referring to the Trump presidency.  It is a nice congruent conflation of “gone to shit” and “going to hell in a handbasket (or handcart)” both meaning a person or system is in a bad state and getting worse.  This malaphor is very similar to a previous one posted, “the project is going to pot in a handbasket” (9/15/02).  https://malaphors.com/2012/09/15/the-project-is-going-to-pot-in-a-handbasket/    A big thanks to Kerry Reynolds for hearing this one and passing it on.

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