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    Default brand Harry Spankers

    Hello!

    What does the expression "brand Harry Spankers" mean
    and what is the origin of it?

    Thanks in advance.

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    Anglika is offline No Longer With Us
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    Default Re: brand Harry Spankers

    It is a colloquialism combining "brand new" and "Harry spankers" - Royal Marine slang for "very clean"

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    Default Re: brand Harry Spankers

    Try also here: Brand spanking new

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    Default Re: brand Harry Spankers

    In sailing, a spanker is a sail. Here's a picture: http://www.ladynelson.org.au/HTML-fi.../Sail-Plan.gif (See label 1).

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