Do you already have an account? Hello forum, are you feeling creative? Yes, my password is: Is there a proverb or idiom describing incompetence? First the inability to organize piss-ups in breweries. Anybody can ask a question Anybody can answer The best answers are voted up and rise to the top. Are there any phrases like "Couldn't organise a piss-up in a brewery" or "Couldn't organise a root in a brothel" that are reasonably common, indicate organisational incompetence, have a degree of irony as opposed to "Couldn't run a chook raffle", or answers to the more general question Is there a proverb or idiom describing incompetence?
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Levantine Arabic: couldn't organise a piss-up in a brewery (incompetent)
Subscribe if it still exists to Maladicta, dedicated to the art of vilifying one's fellow man. Share This Page Tweet. It means they can't organise the simplest of things. I always heard it as "you couldn't organize an orgy in a whorehouse. Well perhaps we could try sticking to the original sentence with something like Il serait incapable d'organiser une beuverie dans une taverne?
"he couldn't organize a piss-up in a brewery" translation into French
Savoie, France English - UK. What would come to mind would be going out with group of friends and no one arrives on time, the location is changed several times, and you end up getting to midnight without having eaten. Good luck, but insult threads don't generally last a real long time. I was gonna say: Not my invention, I hasten to add.
Sign up using Email and Password. You are using an out of date browser. A favourite of mine to express feeling unwelcome is Jimmy Connoly's "I felt as welcome as a fart in a spacesuit" I won't even try to translate that one, and just regret the lack of robust imagery and metaphor in French. Home Questions Tags Users Unanswered. But,it is often used to describe a pernson who can't accomplish even the easiest assignment. Se noyer dans un verre d'eau: Paris, France English- England.