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A true tale of phrase horror

Posted by Woodchuck on September 24, 2002

Warning: the following linguistic trainwreck is not for the squeamish.

"Draining the lizard" is vulgar slang for urination. A new ad campaign for SoBe beverages misappropriates the phrase and now many will associate the lizard emblazoned bottles with urine. Ugh!