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Veganazis to phase out meat based idioms
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Paul Pot
2018-12-04 11:26:17 UTC
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“Bring home the bacon” becomes “bring home the bagels”
“Killing two birds with one stone” becomes “feeding two birds with one
scone”
“Flog a dead horse” becomes “feed a fed horse”
“Hold your horses” becomes “hold the phone”
“Let the cat out of the bag” becomes “spill the beans”
“All your eggs in one basket” becomes “all your berries in one bowl”
“Open a can of worms” becomes “open Pandora’s box”
“Be the guinea pig” becomes “be the test tube”
“Taking the bull by the horns” becomes “taking the flower by the
thorns”
“More than one way to skin a cat” becomes “more than one way to peel a
potato”

https://inews.co.uk/news/uk/meat-phrases-idioms-peta-veganism-bacon-eggs-basket/
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Phi
2018-12-04 12:27:38 UTC
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“Bring home the bacon” becomes “bring home the bagels”
“Killing two birds with one stone” becomes “feeding two birds with one
scone”
“Flog a dead horse” becomes “feed a fed horse”
“Hold your horses” becomes “hold the phone”
“Let the cat out of the bag” becomes “spill the beans”
“All your eggs in one basket” becomes “all your berries in one bowl”
“Open a can of worms” becomes “open Pandora’s box”
“Be the guinea pig” becomes “be the test tube”
“Taking the bull by the horns” becomes “taking the flower by the thorns”
“More than one way to skin a cat” becomes “more than one way to peel a
potato”
https://inews.co.uk/news/uk/meat-phrases-idioms-peta-veganism-bacon-eggs-basket/
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Quis custodiet ipsos custodes?
Eating placenta is where no animal has been harmed.
R. Mark Clayton
2018-12-04 16:29:45 UTC
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“Bring home the bacon” becomes “bring home the bagels”
“Killing two birds with one stone” becomes “feeding two birds with one
scone”
“Flog a dead horse” becomes “feed a fed horse”
“Hold your horses” becomes “hold the phone”
“Let the cat out of the bag” becomes “spill the beans”
“All your eggs in one basket” becomes “all your berries in one bowl”
“Open a can of worms” becomes “open Pandora’s box”
“Be the guinea pig” becomes “be the test tube”
“Taking the bull by the horns” becomes “taking the flower by the
thorns”
“More than one way to skin a cat” becomes “more than one way to peel a
potato”
https://inews.co.uk/news/uk/meat-phrases-idioms-peta-veganism-bacon-eggs-basket/
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Quis custodiet ipsos custodes?
What about

Dead as a dodo.
Getting blood from a stone.
Raining cats and dogs.
The dog's b******ks.
Let the dog see the rabbit.
Sitting duck.
Like a rat / ferret up a drainpipe.
Dog day afternoon.
Cat on a hot tin roof.
As welcome as a pig in a tabernacle.
As much use as the t**s on a boar.
Having a whale of a time.
Looking a gift horse in the mouth.
Black sheep (racist too?).
Sauce for the goose is sauce for the gander.
As well to be hanged for sheep as a lamb.
Playing the goat.


and so on?

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