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    I assumed that "bring home the beckon" was meant to say "bring home the bacon" but that seemed an unlikely mistake for someone of your linguistic calibre to make.

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    Quote Originally Posted by emsr2d2 View Post
    someone of your linguistic calibre

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    I'm going to put this thread to bed. Could I just remind people of the excellent Nick Lowe song made popular by Elvis Costello and suggest that it might also apply to misunderstandings.

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