Tuesday, January 31, 2006

I'm free dead!

From a Washington Post article:

A D.C. jail inmate was killed in traffic this morning after he escaped from a prisoner transport bus, only to be crushed by oncoming cars at a busy downtown intersection, police said.

out of the frying pan into the fire
From a bad situation to one that is much worse.
[This expression, a proverb in many languages, was first recorded in English in 1528.]
"out of the frying pan into the fire." The American Heritage® Dictionary of Idioms. Houghton Mifflin Company, 1992. Answers.com 31 Jan. 2006. http://www.answers.com/topic/out-of-the-frying-pan-into-the-fire