creative modifications of idiomatic expressions

Kim & Rima McKinzey rkmck at EARTHLINK.NET
Fri Mar 21 22:27:46 UTC 2003

A client of my father's used to say, "No matter how you twist and
turn, it all comes out in the wash."

But closer, I think, to what the question referred to, a very
idiosynchratic response: My husband had a bathrobe made that sort of
looks like his doctoral gown.  He wore it as a costume at one point,
and a friend commented: "Ah a man of the terry cloth."


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