Friday, June 18, 2010

Cliché: don't give a hoot, I

Meaning: don't care about something (example 1example 2)

Rewrite 1: don't give a tweet
Rewrite 2: don't give a bee's buzz
Rewrite 3: don't give a donkey's bray
Rewrite 4: don't give a leaf's chance in a gale
Rewrite 5: don't give a dwarf's wink in a toss 

Comment: The last recast of this cliché is probably more appropriate to "midget tossing," but I like the way the words work together better in this use.

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