What does 'Does a one-legged duck swim in circles?' mean?
(US Southern) This is a response given to an unnecessary question for which the obvious answer is yes. Example: If you were to ask an Olympic archer whether she could put an arrow in an apple at ten yards, she could answer: "Does a one-legged duck swim in circles?"
('Do one-legged ducks swim in circles?' is also used.)
Idioms similar to 'Does a one-legged duck swim in circles?'
- Swim with the fishes
- Sitting duck
- Lame duck
- Dead duck
- Duck to water
- Like a duck to water
- Lord love a duck
- Water off a duck's back
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