(as) busy as a one-armed paperhanger (with an itch)(redirected from as busy as a one armed paper-hanger)
(as) busy as a one-armed paperhanger (with an itch)
Constantly busy, active, or occupied (with something). I'm currently choreographing three plays, so I'm busy as one-armed paperhanger. Can we meet next week instead? I'm just as busy as a one-armed paperhanger with an itch right now.
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