Between a Rock and a Hard Place

church and mosque noise

I’m not sure I was up to ten years old when I heard this expression for the first time. All I know is that it was so funny. In my young mind, I thought, but they’re both the same thing nah. The rock and the hard place are both the same thing. Trust me, I didn’t even understand that the idiom could apply to real life situations until I was a young adult standing in front of a naked lecturer, wondering just how bad the ‘F’ I was sure to…