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Thread #104536   Message #2143097
Posted By: Splott Man
07-Sep-07 - 03:58 AM
Thread Name: BS: more Australian words
Subject: RE: BS: more Australian words
One I heard last night from Cloudstreet.

Manchester is used as a generic term for things like bedsheets, pillows, and towels.
You go into a department store, and the sign may say "Manchester upstairs".

I'd not heard of this before, is it used anywhere in the UK?