sourd comme un pot

  • rrose17

    Senior Member
    Canada, English
    For some reason, rather than a doorpost, what I hear most often is to be as deaf as a doornail. (whatever that might be)


    Senior Member
    English - England
    I haven't heard as "deaf as a doorknob" but I have heard as "dead as a dormouse" - you can also say "as blind as a bat" and "as bald as a coot" if that helps.