Mudcat Café message #4027689 The Mudcat Café TM
Thread #167135   Message #4027689
Posted By: Bee-dubya-ell
11-Jan-20 - 12:17 PM
Thread Name: Folk shrubbery
Subject: RE: Folk shrubbery
I've never understood the "thorn in my side" thing. Thorns in the side are easy to remove. It's the thorns that break off under one's fingernails that are the real bitch.

And exactly what does one need to be doing, and in what state of undress, to get a thorn in one's side in the first place?