What does "held together with chewing gum and duct tape" mean in the text below?
He agrees that in the absence of the people who knew it best, the system became cumbersome to work with, held together with chewing gum and duct tape
- Bill BLv 66 months agoFavorite Answer
It means what was keeping the system together was not strong enough to make it successful.
- curtisports2Lv 76 months ago
It's a euphemism for 'falling apart, barely being kept functional'.
- DzeLv 76 months ago
basically, falling apart and patched together just enough to keep it going ..