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Re:Saying's 11 years 11 months ago #14301

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One swallow doesnt make a Summer...But 598 swallows makes a decent night out at the Pub xxxx ;) :whistle: :side: :side:

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Re:Saying's 11 years 10 months ago #14371

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What does it mean \"To buy a pig in a poke\"?:unsure:

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Re:Saying's 11 years 10 months ago #14372

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Dorrie wrote:

What does it mean \"To buy a pig in a poke\"?:unsure:


It refers to a Con. Trick during past times when meat was a luxury item.....The pig would be sold to an unsuspecting target in a Poke ( or sack) ...In actual fact the sack would be sealed and contain a cat..or dog...or rats xxxx ;) :whistle:

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Re:Saying's 11 years 10 months ago #14407

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Keep it clean Mr. P:lol: :lol: :lol:<br><br>Post edited by: Dorrie, at: 2008/12/02 09:55

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Re:Saying's 11 years 10 months ago #14406

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What does the saying\"There will be tears before bedtime\"
really mean:ohmy:

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Ive always understood it to mean...children getting too excited ....so it will all end in tears unless they calm down xxxx ;)

The adult version differs in so far that its got something to do with making someones eyes water xxxx :( :whistle:

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A bad Irish workman always blames his O,Tool xxxx ;) :whistle:

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Spare the rod and spoil the child,does that mean what I think it does?:angry:

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Dorrie wrote:

Spare the rod and spoil the child,does that mean what I think it does?:angry:


Yep...thrash the little sod within an inch of his life and he will become Prime xxxx;) :evil:

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tonypark wrote:

Dorrie wrote:

Spare the rod and spoil the child,does that mean what I think it does?:angry:


Yep...thrash the little sod within an inch of his life and he will become Prime xxxx;) :evil:[/quote
Did you know poor Gordon Brown was given the belt as punishment during his school days.:ohmy: :whistle:

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Dorrie wrote:

tonypark wrote:

Dorrie wrote:

Spare the rod and spoil the child,does that mean what I think it does?:angry:


Yep...thrash the little sod within an inch of his life and he will become Prime xxxx;) :evil:[/quote
Did you know poor Gordon Brown was given the belt as punishment during his school days.:ohmy: :whistle:



There you go...if confirmation was needed xxxx :ohmy:

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What is the meaning of the saying\"Never look a gift horse in the mouth\":)

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