One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
Very stupid.‘her employers must see that she is perceived as being as thick as a brick’
- ‘It's like meeting a really handsome bloke and finding out he's thick as two short planks when he opens his mouth.’
- ‘A person can be very good at reeling off facts and figures but can still be as thick as two short planks.’
- ‘This is very surprising because the man has a reputation as being thick as two planks.’
- ‘He may well be as thick as two short planks and show a reckless disregard for the facts, but he's also a grubby opportunist who thrives on the misery of others.’
- ‘Unfortunately, I had observed the boatman was as thick as a plank.’
- ‘She once described herself as ‘thick as two planks’.’
- ‘We knew that she was really as thick as two planks.’
- ‘Then again, maybe I'm just as thick as two short planks, which a lot of people think.’
- ‘Maybe he's as thick as two planks and thinks she is a member of the Labor party.’
- ‘Generally, I like ads that don't assume I'm as thick as two short planks and present themselves in a clever and/or funny way.’
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