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    Lightbulb thump a tail

    never found so far


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    Re: thump a tail

    Please give us the context in which you first met this.

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    Re: thump a tail

    It might have something to do with excitement- dogs can thump their tails when excited, but it's not a standard idiom that I have come across.

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