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couple something short of, a

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couple something short of, a

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Stupid; mentally deficient •A very flexible and productive formula for gently expressing an adverse judgment: The manager is a couple cans short of a six-pack/ He's a couple bricks short of a load/ She's a couple sandwiches short of a picnic/ They were all a couple dogies short of a corral (1980s+)


The Dictionary of American Slang, Fourth Edition by Barbara Ann Kipfer, PhD. and Robert L. Chapman, Ph.D.
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