How dumb is that? (was RE: [thechat] Spider-man movie)

Joel Canfield joel at
Fri May 3 09:39:01 CDT 2002

> That girl is as "dumb as a box of hammers".

I thought only my father said that. Since he's no longer living, I assumed
the expression had gone the way of the dodo bird.

I always wondered: just exactly how dumb is a box of hammers? In all his
wisdom, my father never chose to discuss the matter except to repeat the
phrase in a new context.


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