The fact that they made it about her, and not about the double standard, showed that their hands were caught in the cookie jar.
Issa responded by comparing Cummings to “a little boy whose hand has been caught in a cookie jar.”
“The cookie jar was on the table without a lid” is how Stapel put it to me once.
"Before, when we put them in the cookie jar, they escaped," said Jeremiah.
Alec was fishing in the cupboard for the cookie jar when the vidiphone buzzed.
There was always an open sesame to the cookie jar and the apple barrel.
Hortense quietly sneaked over to the cookie jar and peeked in.
I am sure I havent been at the cookie jar any more than usual this week, the twelve-year-old said.