Posted by Bruce Kahl on February 14, 2005
In Reply to: Hell in a handbasket posted by Ms. Laurie S. Dell, B.A. on February 13, 2005
: "Hell in a handbag" refers to any person who is troublesome or hard to handle and comes in a small package. A small woman with a fierce temper would be referred to as "Hell in a hand basket". Similarly, "Hell on wheels" refers to a fast paced person who is a particular pain to deal with.
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