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Mad as a wet hen


Frenzied. Angry and irritated. If you’ve been around poultry, they do NOT like getting wet, and if they are sprayed with water, they run around yelling. (Compare to a Mad as a hornet or Hen with itsĀ  head cut off.) {See 50 Levels of Anger video}

“When I told my boss I was going to work for the competition, he got mad as a wet hen.”

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