One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
Be incapable of maintaining a consistent course of action.‘‘You lack consistency’, said Bunny. ‘You blow with the wind.’’
- ‘They blow with the wind until the Day of Judgment, right?’
- ‘Those who still argue that the politician blows with the wind, are deeply, profoundly wrong.’
- ‘‘He's not one of those people who blows with the wind,’ he says.’
- ‘Well, he seems to blow with the wind, willing to do just about anything to keep his paws on the purse strings, and is as crooked as an S-hook.’
- ‘So far, all we're hearing is that the politician would blow with the wind, changing his mind depending on who he thinks is listening.’
- ‘So it's really - we're just blowing with the wind.’
- ‘It's the weak, blow with the wind creeps who can't hack power.’
- ‘Apart from those politicians blowing with the wind, I'd hypothesise that law and order campaigners are more inclined to be fearful and prefer to lock people up.’
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