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EtymologyEdit

From blood and thunder

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thud and blunder (uncountable)

  1. (idiomatic) An adventure or active endeavor that is characterized by (often humorous) errors.
    • 2019 September 10, Phil McNulty, “'England horribly fallible in defence' against Kosovo in Euro 2020 qualifying”, in BBC Sport[1]:
      England manager Gareth Southgate will have struggled to decide whether his glass was half-full or half-empty as he reflected on a thud and blunder night against Kosovo at St Mary's