[Ads-l] "over a barrel of monkeys"

Mark Mandel markamandel at GMAIL.COM
Wed Aug 21 16:46:48 EDT 2019


What does this one mean?

MAM


On Wed, Aug 21, 2019, 12:26 PM Marc Sacks <msacksg at gmail.com> wrote:

> My daughter called me to ask if there's a technical term for the sort of
> phrase where one cliche ends at the beginning of another. I suppose it's a
> sort of malaphor, but I wondered if there's a more precise name for it.
>
> Thanks,
> Marc Sacks
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