In Reply to: Bag of hammers posted by J. Hamilton on August 20, 2010 at 09:58:
: What is the origin of the phrase "Dumb as A bag of hammers"?
I don’t know when it was first used. But it is one in a long line of “dumb as (an inanimate object/objects)" phrases. Dumb as a box of rocks. Dumb as a bag of hair.