what does it mean: maybe if you stand your head and spit nickels...? Is it an idiom or not?
Re: spit nickels
Yes, it means "doing something extraordinary, but impossible".
Originally Posted by Unregistered
What do you want me to do -- stand on my head and spit nickels?
Nothing would satisfy her. She wouldn't be happy if I stood on my head and spit nickels.
[Nickels are 5 cent coins in the US.]
By purple in forum Ask a Teacher
Last Post: 22-Jun-2005, 14:25
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