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Posted By: John O'L
06-Sep-07 - 01:27 AM
Thread Name: BS: more Australian words
Subject: RE: BS: more Australian words
I think you're probably on the right track there Metshosin, it's not so much the word "Egyptians" than needs explaining as the phrase "spoiling the Egyptians".

(I've never heard it, so I can't explain it. I just thought I'd weigh in with my twopence-worth.)