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  • A slip of a thing
  • A slip of the pen
  • As busy as a one armed paper hanger
  • Bad paper
  • Cheap skate
  • Clyde the Glide ( Nickname of basketball player Clyde Drexler )
  • Couldn't act his way out of a paper bag
  • Cry havoc and let slip the dogs of war ( the meaning and origin of this phrase.. )
  • Err on the safe side
  • Err on the side of caution
  • First Slip ( field position in the game of cricket )
  • Fool's gold ( a brassy yellow mineral that the inexperienced prospector may mistake for gold )
  • Freudian slip
  • Get a shift on
  • Give someone the slip
  • Give the slip
  • Glaring mistake
  • Graveyard shift
  • He went to bed and bound his head with vinegar and brown paper ( line from nursery rhyme )
  • Hit the slide
  • Honest mistake
  • Human error
  • I see you stand like greyhounds in the slips
  • It sounds alright on paper
  • Leg Slip ( field position in the game of cricket )
  • Let it slip through your fingers
  • Let something slip
  • Light the blue touch paper and retire
  • Make no mistake
  • Next to myself, I like BVD best ( BVD Underwear advertising slogan )
  • Night shift
  • Nip slip ( the inadvertent exposure of a woman's nipple )
  • Not worth the paper it's printed on
  • On paper
  • On skid row
  • Paper Doll ( Mills Brothers song )
  • Paper millionaire
  • Paper over the cracks
  • Paper profit
  • Paper the house
  • Paper thin
  • Paper tiger
  • Paper trail
  • Paradigm shift
  • Put pen to paper
  • Second slip ( field position in the game of cricket )
  • Shift gears
  • Shift into high gear
  • Shift your arse
  • Slip and slide
  • Slip of the tongue
  • Slip on a banana skin
  • Slip the collar
  • Slip up
  • Slip, Slidin' Away ( Paul Simon song )
  • Slip, sliding away
  • Slipped my moorings ( euphemism for adultery )
  • Slippery customer
  • Slippery slope
  • The Mistake On The Lake ( Nickname of Cleveland Ohio )
  • There's many a slip twixt cup and lip
  • Third Slip ( field position in the game of cricket )
  • Time shift
  • To err is human, but to really foul things up requires a computer
  • To err is human; to forgive, divine ( from a poem by Alexander Pope )
  • Toxic paper
  • Trial and error
  • Triumph has the bra for the way you are ( Triumph Lingerie advertising slogan )
  • Wardrobe malfunction ( when an item of clothing slips out of place to expose part of the body - typically a woman's breast )
  • Without music, life would be a mistake ( Friedrich Nietzsche quotation )

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