Oh – they’ve ruined our plans again. They really know how to throw a spaniel in the works.
A mix up of
- Throw a spanner in the works, and
- A Spaniel.
Source of this diamond in the rust:
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