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  • Boiling mad
  • Born on the wrong side of the blanket
  • Born on the wrong side of the tracks
  • Brain dead
  • Crazy Eddie ( Nickname of shopkeeper Eddie Antar )
  • Crazy Gun Barney ( Nickname of Barney Fife ( Don Knotts ) )
  • Crazy Legs ( Nickname of American football player Elroy Hirsch )
  • Crazy Little Thing Called Love ( Queen song )
  • Crazy fool ( A catchphrase from The A-Team )
  • Crazy in Love ( Beyonce with Jay-Z song )
  • Cut a hog
  • Dead from the neck up
  • Doesn't know his arse from a hole in the ground
  • Doesn't know his arse from his elbow
  • Don't get mad get even
  • Fighting mad
  • Fool's gold ( a brassy yellow mineral that the inexperienced prospector may mistake for gold )
  • From the wrong side of the tracks
  • Get hold of the wrong end of the stick
  • Get off on the wrong foot
  • Get out of the wrong side of the bed
  • Get stupid
  • Go down the wrong way
  • Go weak at the knees
  • Go wrong
  • Goof around
  • Hare brained
  • Hit by the stupid stick
  • Hopping mad
  • How wrong can you be?
  • I'm as mad as hell, and I'm not going to take this anymore! ( line from the movie Network )
  • I'm with stupid
  • Idiot Wind ( Bob Dylan song )
  • If anything can go wrong, it will
  • If this is wrong I don't want to be right
  • In the wrong
  • It went down the wrong way
  • It's all gone Pete Tong ( Cockney rhyming slang for gone wrong )
  • It's so simple ( Polaroid advertising slogan )
  • It's the economy stupid ( Political slogan )
  • Jerk around
  • Jump to the wrong conclusion
  • Keep it simple stupid
  • Kill the goose that lays the golden egg
  • Laugh on the wrong side of your face
  • Laugh yourself silly
  • Life's simple pleasures
  • Like rearranging the deck chairs on the Titanic
  • Lost the plot
  • Lost your marbles
  • Mad Dog ( Nickname of Gene Hatcher )
  • Mad Dog ( Nickname of Greg Maddux )
  • Mad Dog ( Nickname of Mark Madsen )
  • Mad Max ( Nickname of Jason Maxiell )
  • Mad Max ( Nickname of Vernon Maxwell )
  • Mad dogs and Englishmen go out in the midday sun
  • Mad for it
  • Mad house
  • Mad money
  • Mad, bad and dangerous to know
  • Make an ass of yourself
  • Makes sensible buying simple ( Access Credit Card advertising slogan )
  • More fool you
  • My country right or wrong
  • Not all there
  • Not dealing from a full deck
  • Not playing with a full deck
  • Not that there's anything wrong with that ( A catchphrase from Seinfeld )
  • Not the full shilling
  • Not the sharpest knife in the drawer
  • On the wrong foot
  • On the wrong side of the tracks
  • Out to lunch
  • Paint yourself into a corner
  • Penny wise, pound foolish
  • Pig ignorant
  • Play silly buggers
  • Political correctness gone mad
  • Power mad
  • Pure and simple
  • Put a foot wrong
  • Rub up the wrong way
  • Scared silly
  • Shit for brains
  • Silly Billy
  • Silly Mid Off ( field position in the game of cricket )
  • Silly Mid On ( field position in the game of cricket )
  • Silly Point ( field position in the game of cricket )
  • Silly Putty
  • Silly Symphony
  • Silly ass
  • Silly bint
  • Silly money
  • Silly rabbit, Trix are for kids ( Trix chocolate advertising slogan )
  • Silly sausage
  • Silly season
  • Silver bullet ( a simple and seeming effortless solution to a difficult problem )
  • Simple Simon met a pieman going to the fair ( line from nursery rhyme )
  • Simple life
  • Simple yet effective
  • Soft in the head
  • Somethin' Stupid ( Frank Sinatra song )
  • Stark raving mad
  • Stark staring mad
  • Still Crazy After All These Years ( Paul Simon song )
  • Stir crazy
  • Stupid is as stupid does
  • Terminally stupid
  • The Crazy Gang ( Nickname of Wimbledon Football Club )
  • The Mad Bomber ( Nickname of Daryle Lamonica )
  • The Mad Hungarian ( Nickname of Al Hrabosky )
  • The Mad March Hare
  • The Mad Monk ( Nickname of Rasputin )
  • The Mad Scientist ( Nickname of Mike Leach )
  • The Mad Stork ( Nickname of Ted Hendricks )
  • The law is an ass
  • The lights are on but there's no one at home
  • The man with the foolish grin is keeping perfectly still ( The Beatles song lyric )
  • The person, be it gentleman or lady, who has not pleasure in a good novel, must be intolerably stupid ( Jane Austen quotation )
  • The right place at the wrong time
  • The spirit is willing but the flesh is weak
  • The truth is rarely pure and never simple ( Oscar Wilde quotation )
  • To call you stupid would be an insult to stupid people! ( line from the movie A Fish Called Wanda )
  • Two bricks short of a load
  • Two sandwiches short of a picnic
  • Very interesting, but stupid ( A catchphrase from Rowan and Martin's Laugh In )
  • Waste of space
  • We make it simple ( Honda advertising slogan )
  • What's wrong with this picture?
  • Why don't you come up sometime and see me? ( She Done Him Wrong )
  • Wrong Way Corrigan ( Nickname of Douglas Corrigan )
  • Wrong side of the blanket
  • Wrong side of the tracks
  • Wrong, with a capital R
  • Yorkshire born in Yorkshire bred, strong in the arm and weak in the head
  • You don't have to be mad to work here, but it helps
  • You don't have to be silly to drink TK, but it helps! ( TK minerals advertising slogan )
  • You stupid boy! ( A catchphrase from Dad's Army )

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