On Wednesday, 28 May 2014 at 13:05:53 UTC, Craig Dillabaugh wrote:

Whats wrong with "If you think that, you have another thing coming."?

I've always understood it sort of like say your Father saying:

"If you think that [i.e. you can steal your little brother's ice cream cone], then you have another thing [i.e no ice cream, but maybe the leather strap] coming."

I think it depends on the context, "another thing coming" works with threats whereas "another think coming" works with civilized/intellectual disagreement.

Due to the popularity of "another thing coming" I probably would avoid using "think coming" lest it be interpreted as hostility.

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