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  • As hard as nails
  • As neat as a new pin
  • As sharp as a tack
  • Bang, bang, Maxwell's silver hammer came down upon her head ( The Beatles song lyric )
  • Bed of nails ( the meaning and origin of this phrase.. )
  • Bite your nails
  • Blow your own horn
  • Cash on the nail ( the meaning and origin of this phrase.. )
  • Chip and pin
  • Chopsticks are one of the reasons the Chinese never invented custard ( Spike Milligan line )
  • Coffin nail
  • Come within an ace
  • Contraceptives should be used on all conceivable occasions ( Spike Milligan line )
  • Fight tooth and nail
  • For want of a nail the shoe was lost ( line from nursery rhyme )
  • For want of a nail the shoe was lost; for want of a shoe the horse was lost; and for want of a horse the man was lost
  • Go at it with hammer and tongs
  • Hammer and tongs
  • Hammer it home
  • Hammer it out
  • Hard to pin down
  • Hit the nail on the head
  • Horn in on
  • I Saw Mommy Kissing Santa Claus ( Spike Jones song )
  • I told you I was ill ( Spike Milligan line inscribed on his gravestone )
  • King pin
  • Like trying to nail jello to a wall
  • Little Boy Blue come blow your horn ( line from nursery rhyme )
  • Maxwell's Silver Hammer ( The Beatles song )
  • Nail a lie
  • Nail down
  • Nail your colours to the mast
  • Ne'er cast a clout till May is out
  • Off the peg
  • On the horn
  • On the nail
  • Pay on the nail
  • Peg out
  • Pin money
  • Pin the tail on the donkey
  • Pin your ears back
  • Pin your hopes on
  • Pull the pin
  • Put the hammer down
  • Royal flush ( in poker - a hand including a ten jack queen king and ace of the same suit )
  • See a pin and pick it up
  • See a pin and pick it up, all the day you'll have good luck; see a pin and let it lie, bad luck you'll have all day
  • Sharp as a tack
  • Square peg in a round hole
  • Take down a peg or two
  • The Hammer ( Nickname of Josh Willingham )
  • The Hammer ( Nickname of Kris Humphries )
  • The Hammer ( Nickname of Matt Carroll )
  • The Hammer of The Scots ( Nickname of King Edward I )
  • The Hebrew Hammer ( Nickname of Ryan Braun )
  • The Holland Hammer ( Nickname of Rick VandenHurk )
  • The Peg ( Nickname of Winnipeg Manitoba )
  • The Polish Hammer ( Nickname of Sebastian Janikowski )
  • The first network for men ( Spike TV advertising slogan )
  • There's a lot of it about ( A catchphrase from Spike Milligan )
  • Thumbnail sketch
  • Toot your own horn
  • Tooth and nail
  • Under the hammer
  • When all you have is a hammer, everything looks like a nail
  • Within an ace
  • You could have heard a pin drop

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