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Roll in the aisles

Laugh very hard, as in The comedian’s new book had them rolling in the aisles. This hyperbolic idiom alludes to a performance that causes an audience to laugh so hard that they might well roll about in the theater’s aisles. [ First half of 1900s ]


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