Wednesday, December 09, 2015

Phrase of the day: all over the gaff

The phrase of the day is all over the gaff:

general term to describe someone or something that has no direction or that is in a mess. 


"And what’s the state of her, then, eh? Can she hold a thought in her head for two minutes? Or is she all over the gaff like mine?"

 - Martin Amis, "Oktober", 7 December 2015 The New Yorker (

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