Friday, November 13, 2009

Football shorts

The bastardised version crops up again in the Belfast Telegraph, in a football column by Frank Brownlow:
But until Jack Charlton took the team by the scruff of the neck in 1986, the Irish were serial under achievers.
Nice players, nice football, little end product. All mouth and no trousers, if you like.

No, we don't like.

Friday, November 06, 2009

Tous les bouche et pantalon

France's Liberation newspaper shows an admirable grasp of English idiom when blogging about diddy David Cameron's latest Euro-whinge -

Conservateurs britanniques : que de la gueule! (All mouth and trousers!)

Tres bien!