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kish 9 Jun 2017, 06:48 by John Simpson

Kishes, brogues, and ignorance   U 8.894-5: ignorant as a kish of brogues, worth fifty thousand pounds Commentators often have difficulty tracing the continuum from a literal expression to ... is clearly one that causes problems to commentators.   The kish in rural fairs and markets The OED finds the Irish word cis (“a large wickerwork basket used in Ireland chiefly ...

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cobwebs 4 Mar 2014, 15:05 by John Simpson

Fashionable cobwebs   U 15.2817-18: Even their wax model Raymonde I visited daily to admire her cobweb hose and stick of rhubarb toe, as worn in Paris. Bloom remembers ... French fashions – including the sheerest of cobweb stockings - continued to pour into the international markets:   Saks & Company […] Bring Paris to the Feet of New York with 51-Gauge Cobweb Hose ...

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Fifth quarter 30 Aug 2013, 02:04 by John Simpson

The fifth quarter is the butcher’s profit   U 6.394-7: And then the fifth quarter lost: all that raw stuff, hide, hair, horns. Comes to a big thing ... when beasts are sold as livestock (rather than by dead weight) for the Liverpool markets. John Simpson Search by keyword (within this site) Farming  Cattle  Trade  Food  Meat  Back to ...

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Job 15 Nov 2012, 14:10 by John Simpson

I’d like my job! – Not likely!       U 5.178-9 :  Didn't catch me napping that wheeze. The quick touch. Soft mark. I'd like my job. Valise I ... Your Dinner’s Poured Out (1981), and particularly his appendix of “Phrases from the Markets Area and a short glossary of Dublin Slang words”: I'd like me job (that ...

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