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  • Catch a crab has another meaning in rowing sports--to get your oar stuck in the water or to miss the water altogether.

    November 8, 2008

  • Really? I never heard that before.

    November 7, 2008

  • Pulling a boner means making a mistake.

    November 7, 2008

  • Is pulling a boner the same as choking the bishop? (It's the verb that threw me off, not the noun.)

    November 7, 2008

  • Makes me think of Christmas Island.

    November 7, 2008

  • In Italian, prendere un granchio (to catch a crab) is the equivalent of "to pull a boner".

    Soon after I told this to my roadkill flatmate, he explained to me what red herring means.

    And now we have red crabs everywhere.

    November 7, 2008