Posted by ESC on April 04, 2002
In Reply to: "Stupid move" posted by R. Berg on April 04, 2002
: : I am looking for phrases that say, in a more colorful way maybe, "that would be a stupid thing to do". Anyone got some? Thanks.
: That makes as much sense as a solid gold life preserver . . . a cheesecloth raincoat . . . planting tomatoes in October . . . a ski resort in the Sahara . . . sunbathing during a total eclipse . . . realphabetizing your dictionary . . . bungee jumping in a coal mine . . . speaking in sign language over the phone . . . writing your will in disappearing ink . . . shampooing with epoxy . . . cloning cockroaches . . . telling a prospective employer your last job was head wrangler at an ant farm . . . applying for a job as head wrangler at an ant farm . . . visiting a radioactive-waste disposal site and asking for a doggie bag . . .
: That ought to get you started.
You don't tug on Superman's
You don't spit into the wind
You don't pull the mask off the old Lone Ranger
And you don't mess around with Jim
(You Don't Mess Around with Jim. Jim Croce)