A few weeks earlier, I thought of this rebus:


and it could be interpreted as:

"seven" and "eight" mixed together.

What common phrase does it mean?

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    $\begingroup$ "thought of this rebus" - did you come up with it???? $\endgroup$
    – somebody
    Feb 3, 2019 at 10:39
  • $\begingroup$ Sorry, I'm not sure about the answer. $\endgroup$ Feb 4, 2019 at 3:29
  • $\begingroup$ so *thought about? $\endgroup$
    – somebody
    Feb 4, 2019 at 3:30
  • $\begingroup$ It randomly came to my mind. Also, Don't ignore the "language" tag. $\endgroup$ Feb 4, 2019 at 3:31
  • $\begingroup$ I'm at sixes and sevens with this one! $\endgroup$
    – LiamH
    Feb 21, 2019 at 13:09

1 Answer 1


After thinking of this answer, I retracted my close vote and even changed the downvote into an upvote. Please read this answer before VTC-ing. Seriously.

The phrase

亂七八糟, (Wiktionary link here) meaning very messy (a common Chinese phrase)


In Chinese, seven is 七 and eight is 八, the is seven and eight mixed together(亂), and the whole phrase simply means messy

And this is a true on ;)


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