Quiet as a mouse?

February 2, 2012 | By | 1 Reply More

I’ve sometimes heard the cliche “Quiet as a mouse,” but we’ve had a couple mice in our house lately, and they aren’t very quiet. Lots of scratching and gnawing. If you have mice, you often know it with your ears. I would suggest changing the phrase to “Quiet as a quiet mouse.”


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Erich Vieth is an attorney focusing on consumer law litigation and appellate practice. He is also a working musician and a writer, having founded Dangerous Intersection in 2006. Erich lives in the Shaw Neighborhood of St. Louis, Missouri, where he lives half-time with his two extraordinary daughters.

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  1. Erich Vieth says:

    My eleven year old daughter suggested that we should change the expression to “quiet as an ant.”

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