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Posted By: GUEST, topsie
01-Mar-14 - 05:26 AM
Thread Name: BS: Omitted noun figure of speech
Subject: RE: BS: Omitted noun figure of speech
I assumed that 'the cat's' was 'the cat's whiskers'; pajamas and/or meow simply didn't occur to me - I assume from the spelling that they are US expressions.

I assume 'Yonks' derives from a form of back slang.