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    katya2804 is offline Newbie
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    Hi,
    Does anyone know what the expression "do me a lemon" means? I've heard it from someone from London. Is it the same as do me a favour or do me a flavour? Does it relate to Cockney slang?
    Thanks,
    Katya.

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    It is the same- some suggest it's from lemon flavour for favour. Maybe it has split two ways, so some use lemon and some use flavour instead of favour.

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    -- Removed - taken from Urban Dictionary without attribution. --
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