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Screwed on Right

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His head was screwed on right. He was clear-headed and right-thinking.

“His heart was in the right place … and his head was screwed on right, too.”—Boldrewood: Rebbery under Arms, xv.

Screwed on the wrong way. Crotchety, ungainly, not right.

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Entry taken from Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, edited by the Rev. E. Cobham Brewer, LL.D. and revised in 1895.

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Scratch (A)
Scratch Cradle
Scratch Crew (A)
Scratch Eleven (A)
Scratch Race (A)
Scratched
Screw (A)
Screw Loose (A)
Screw Plot (The)
Screwed
Screwed on Right
Scribe
Scriblerus (Martinus)
Scrimmage
Scripto rēs Decem
Scriptorēs Quinque
Scriptorēs Tres [the three writers]
Scriptorium
Scriptures
Scudamore (Sir)
Scudding under Bare Poles