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!
- A true tale of phrase horror ESC 09/25/02