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 pic.twitter.com/NGhFmXxeYz— Joe Jeffries (@_joejeffries) January 12, 2018Joe Jeffries