- between you and me and the bedpost, between you, me and the bedpost, between you, me, and the fencepost, between you, me, and the gatepost, between you, me, and the lamppost, between you, me, and the post
Humorous emphatic form of between you and me, by anthropomorphizing an (ostensibly mute) bedpost. Compare dumb as a post.
between you, me, and the bedpost
- (idiomatic) between you and me
- 1832, Edward Bulwer-Lytton, Eugene Aram:
- Between you and me and the bed-post – young master’s quarrelled with old master.