Calzephyr (calzephyr77) wrote in 1word1day,

Friday Phrase: Bull in a China Shop

TBH, I'm sharing this phrase just for the Mythbusters video. bull in a china shop is a straightforward idiom that means a clumsy person, akin to a big beast barrelling its way through a china shop.

But, is it true?

Apparently not!

Despite their large size, cows are very careful about where they put their feet, and, just like people, they generally want to avoid crashing into things.

Tags: phrase, wordsmith: calzephyr77

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