It only takes a minute to sign up. Connect and share knowledge within a single location that is structured and easy to search. Are there any phrases like "Couldn't organise a piss-up in a brewery" or "Couldn't organise a root in a brothel" that are reasonably common, indicate organisational incompetence, have a degree of irony as opposed to "Couldn't run a chook raffle", or answers to the more general question Is there a proverb or idiom describing incompetence? Wiktionary suggests couldn't organise a bun fight in a bakery , and while it does appear in real life example: Brisbane port ready for naval expansion , it doesn't appear to be common.
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Courage against the Taliban seemed to be their erotic calling card. They were also clearly interested in talking about sex. He then talked about prostitutes, mentioning a Chinese restaurant that fronts for a brothel, clueing me in to the open secret that Kabul is rampant with prostitution, tailored to the needs of foreign workers.