Get out of the wrong side of bed.


Explanation: What is an idiom?

Be in a bad mood.

Context:

"How's Beryl these days George?"

"Why do you ask?"

"Well, Maureen saw her down the market and she wasn't looking too pleased with herself. "

"Oh she's alright, just got out of the wrong side of bed this morning."

"Oh I see."

"It's the age you see."

"What do you mean?"

"Well, it's that time, you know."

"What, 9.30?"

"No, you pillock, it's the, you know ... the menopause."

"Oh I see."

"You don't know what it is, do you?"

"Course I do. Ha! Menopause."

"Go on then."

"What?"

"What is it?"

"Well, it's the er, the, well, it's that new show on the telly, isn't it?"

"On my grief. Get me a drink before I start to cry..."

Notes:

It used to be considered unlucky to put your left foot on the floor first when getting out of bed. Therefore, it is better to get out of bed the same side every day. If you get out of the wrong side of bed, it will be unlucky.

Category: g,mood



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