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To curry favour

Mind that apostrophe.
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To curry favour


Postby AsleepInYorkshire » July 21st, 2019, 11:01 pm

Who would have thought it - to curry favour - or more correctly to curry Favel

Certainly appears that the pedants don't have it :roll: ... d-of-words


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Postby bungeejumper » July 22nd, 2019, 12:56 pm

Oh dear. Apart from the one about currying Favel, I had the original (and "correct") understanding of every linguistic example she gave. What an impossible, intractable old fart I must be. :(

Does anybody really talk about a damp squid?


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Postby AleisterCrowley » July 22nd, 2019, 1:10 pm

I like the idea of an 'escape goat'

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Postby dionaeamuscipula » July 22nd, 2019, 1:44 pm

AleisterCrowley wrote:I like the idea of an 'escape goat'

Pre - Madonna, meaning a female with diva-like qualities which hark back to the heady days before "Desperately Seeking Susan".


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Postby PinkDalek » July 22nd, 2019, 2:27 pm

Tinder bio?

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