The Sports Cliché : The Twist:
“It was a slam dunk”………. Right into his coffee mug.
“It’s gut-check time”………Dude, you’ve gained 14 inches.
“Keep your eye on the ball”….Someone stole the last one.
“That was a hole in one”….No, that was the two ball in the side pocket.
“They didn’t pull any punches”….instead they pulled out their lunchboxes.
“They always step up to the plate”…..when Mom serves spaghetti and meatballs.
“They talk a good game”…but they don’t known a pawn from a bishop.
“Their in a league of their own”….and they play a mean game of tic-tac-toe.
“They want to play hard ball’….but the tennis racket always breaks.
“The ball is in your court”…..and we object your Honor.
“They answered the bell”…..as soon as the pizza arrived.
“Take one for the team”……..and two for the locker room attendant.
Dr. Larry day is a retired J-School professor turned humor writer. His book, Day Dreaming: Tales From the Fourth Dementia is available for purchase via his website: http://www.daydreaming.co