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Phantom of knowledge

That lady knows everything – she’s a phantom of knowledge.

From a twitter thread started by Joe Jeffries

A mix up of

  1. Fount of knowledge (not “font”), and
  2. Phantom pain, or perhaps
  3. Phantom punch.

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

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