Borne aloft on a cleft stick?

Can’t remember where I first heard this phrase, but it stayed in my brain as an amusing (if uncomfortable) image. According to the Cambridge Dictionary, it means to be in a situation where it is difficult to decide what to do, usually because both of your two choices of action would cause problems, e.g.: UN troops are in a cleft stick: something has toContinue reading “Borne aloft on a cleft stick?”