get up on the wrong side of the bed


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get up on the wrong side of the bed

To start the day in an irritable mood for no apparent reason.
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White toothpaste loan1 echoes her pale hair, the significant, storied bouffant of 1964's It Girl, a coif sublime and disordered, the regalia of a de facto aristocrat eager to get up on the wrong side of the bed.