Posted on March 24, 2020March 24, 2020 by matt shearer A wild herring What if it turns out to be a wild herring?Keith. A mixed idiom made up from A red herring, andA wild goose chase. Source of this mixed idiom Sent in by Keith. Thanks Keith!! Mixed Idiom and Eggcorn Selection on Green Neck Gaiter – Face Covering Post navigationPrevious post: Not the brightest tool in the shedNext post: Is the Pope a pig?