I was as sick as a dog with a chip on my shoulder. Why you ask? Because out of the blue, someone rubbed me the wrong way, jumped the gun and now will pay the piper.
This is how it went down.
“Will you forgive me?” he asked.
“You’re barking up the wrong tree, Buddy. Forgive? Maybe once in a blue moon, maybe never,” I said.
“You’re making a mountain out of a molehill.”
“Way to be an eager beaver when asking for forgiveness,” I wheezed with anger and sarcasm.
“Get off your high horse.”
“YOU hold your horses.”
“Baby, it’s a dog eat dog world,” he said, “and, you eat like a horse.”
“You need to watch your step, Mister.”
“But, it was a piece of cake.”
“You’re blowing this out of proportion."
“I know and I feel like an idiom,” I said laying my head on the kitchen table, facing the empty Twinkie wrapper.
Do you have a favorite Idiom?