Like a Mouse on Fire

At work, we have a new metaphor for that behaviour that is between getting revenge and going down in flames:

Mouse burns down house in revenge

A mouse wreaked revenge on a pensioner who tried to kill it by tossing it on to a bonfire. It scuttled back into the man’s house and set the building ablaze.



  1. mdmhvonpa

    Now if the mouse had run up his pant-leg and he ran into the house I would be fairly impressed. That said, I’m quite suspicious of the story.

  2. Katja (Post author)

    Yeah, here’s the latest:

    A new twist in mouse fire


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