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All ideas and no trousers

He’s so annoying – all ideas and no trousers.

From a @_joejeffries thread on twitter.

Used to describe a person who is constantly throwing ideas into the mix, but who does not have the courage, energy or ability to deliver them. To boot, the would probably claim 100% credit if an idea is delivered.

A mixed idiom made up of

Source of this Mixed Idiom

A tip-off from @sayitwithsocial – social media consultant.

She pointed us to this brilliant twitter thread started by Joe Jeffries here:

My dad used to amuse himself in meetings by noting the mangled idioms of his management colleagues. Here’s some he found in his 1995 diary – verbatim and brilliant. #copywritersunite— Joe Jeffries (@_joejeffries) January 12, 2018

Joe Jeffries

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