pork chop at a Jewish wedding phr.
used in various phrs. below.
|posting at discuss.glasgowguide.co.uk 29 Nov. [Internet] [George W. Bush] is too dumb to realise that he is as popular as a pork chop at a jewish wedding.|
|posting at www.aulro.com 3 Dec. [Internet] After all your lorikeet jokes over the CB, my wife and daughter reckon you pair are about as popular as a pork chop at a Jewish wedding.|
irrelevant, superfluous, useless.
|posting at ‘Daily Truth’ at blogs.smh.com.au [blog] Prefer the old ‘useless as a pork chop at a Jewish wedding’ phrase.|
unwelcome, completely superfluous or unwanted.
|posting [Internet] There were hundreds of darkys everywhere who all turned and stared as we walked past, making us shit our pants and feel about as welcome as a pork chop at a Jewish wedding.|
|Body Worship 181: He looked like a pig in knickers [...] and proceeded to ignore me – which made me feel as welcome as pork chop at a Jewish wedding.|
to make a gross social faux pas, to behave inappropriately.
|Only Fools and Horses [TV script] They’re going down like saveloys in a kibbutz.‘To Hull and Back’|
|Indep. Rev. 22 Mar. 4: The ads [...] have gone down like a pork chop at a Bar Mitzvah.|
|Bradysmusic.co.uk [Internet] I began writing songs around 14ish but didn’t have the confidence to sing any of them at a gig until around 22ish. I started trying them out at pub gigs where although many went down like ‘A pork chop at a Jewish wedding’ I found that I was actually starting to be asked to sing some of them as requests!|
(Aus.) in very great difficulties, in a most embarrassing situation.
|DSUE (8th edn).|
|Dict. of Kiwi Sl. 87/1: like a pork chop in a synagogue inappropriate or ill at ease.|
|Reed Dict. of N.Z. Sl. [as cit. 1988].|
|MikeyCAD Home Page 9 Dec. [Internet] Bill upset him further by introducing an electronic drum set for the session, which he said ‘was like a pork chop at a Jewish wedding’; it was simply inappropriate.|
|‘Popstars’ ChristopherNeave.com [Internet] Was it just me or did Davina stick out like a pork chop at a Jewish wedding?|