Comedian Ken Cheng did a detailed breakdown the phrase, “To kill two birds with one stone,” in a stand-up set as part of the BBC Radio New Comedy Award finals. Strangely enough, comedy isn’t his first love. Cheng studied dual-avian projectile mathematics at St John’s College, Cambridge University but dropped out to become a professional poker player.
I’m going to be talking to you about the phrase, “To kill two birds with one stone.” We’ve all heard it. I’ve some issues with this phrase. Firstly, who’s going around throwing stones at birds?