Just Fell Off the Turnip Truck negative spoken language
Used to describe someone who is naive, gullible, inexperienced, easily fooled, ignorant, unsophisticated, etc.
A cup of coffee for $50? Do you think I just fell off the turnip truck?
He is so weird, he acts like he just fell off the turnip truck.
It is most often used in the past tense and preceded by ‘just’.
This idiom was used since at least the 1970’s and people have suggested many plausible origins for it. One of the origins was the idea of a country man who has hitched a ride to town on a farmer’s turnip truck.
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