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Old 29 February 2008, 03:27 PM
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Originally Posted by Tarquin Farquart View Post
Neither have I. Now where's my dictionary of slang...
It's in The Cassell Dictionary Of Slang; also "Finger the dog" and "F*ck the dog and sell the pups". It says it's US, post-1910, and it can mean to waste time or to bungle things. There's also "F*ck the duck", with the same meanings dating from 1960+.
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