This plant is dry as a rockPosted: March 23, 2017 Filed under: Uncategorized | Tags: dry as a bone, expressions, hard as a rock, humor, language, malaphor, malaphors, words Leave a comment
This was said by a friend about a houseplant. It is a nice mashup of “hard as a rock” (very hard) and “dry as a bone” (very dry). Bones and rocks are both dry and hard, and are both one syllable words, hence the metaphor mixup. A big thanks to frequent malaphor contributor Yvonne Stam for hearing this one and sending it in!