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Posted By: MikeL2
27-Sep-12 - 06:52 AM
Thread Name: Origins: Poverty Knock
Subject: RE: Origins: Poverty Knock
hi Keith

<" It is clearly skinny as in skinflint, a mean and ungenerous person.">

I think you are wrong. I think it is a euphemism for Lizzie having been " put up the duff". In other words she is pregnant.

" She used to be skinny nah look at her pinny , I think it's high time she got wed.