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    hi,

    i've heard a saying a few times recently along the lines of:

    "allow time for the cracked as they let in some light"

    anyone heard this before, and if so do you know the "correct" version,

    many thanks,

    delboy.

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    I found this: It's the cracked ones that let light into the world

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    Default Re: cracking up

    Maybe the pun needs some explanation.

    Cracks (small gaps in something solid) let in light.

    Cracked can mean, when used of a person, 'mad'.

    'Let in light' can be used to mean 'explain things'.

    b

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