One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
If someone doesn't have enough work to occupy them, they are liable to cause or get into trouble.
- ‘If it is true that the devil finds work for idle hands to do, the No. i U. S. Mephistopheles is currently a mild little Philadelphian named Charles Darrow.’
- ‘We can't lower the workweek because the devil finds work for idle hands to do.’
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