Posted by ESC on January 14, 2000
In Reply to: Mixing two phrases together? posted by Stef 11 on January 14, 2000
: Let sleeping giants lie.
: Up a gum tree without a paddle.
: What is the name for these mixed up phrases?
You've buttered your bread, now sleep in it. I'll burn that bridge when I come to it. Malapropisms means mixing up up similar words. But I don't think that's what you're going for.