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    pig hole

    Dear all,

    What is the meaning of "pig hole"?

    "Me and the boys were saying, we'd have gone on strike years ago

    just having to turn up in a pig hole like this."


    The ceiling were dripping moments ago. I don't know if it has anything to do with my question.


    I couldn't find it at all.

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    Re: pig hole

    "Me and the boys were saying we'd have gone on strike just having to turn up in a pig hole like this."

    I don't know about the punctuation. It's confusing.

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    Re: pig hole

    I think they're saying it's a nasty, dirty, unpleasant to have to work. They are stating that if they had had to work in such an awful place, they would have gone on strike.

    I've never actually heard "pig hole" before. I have heard very untidy places be referred to as a "pigsty" and the rather rude word "sh*thole" is used quite often to refer to a really dirty place.

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    Re: pig hole

    Quote Originally Posted by emsr2d2 View Post
    I think they're saying it's a nasty, dirty, unpleasant to have to work. They are stating that if they had had to work in such an awful place, they would have gone on strike.

    I've never actually heard "pig hole" before. I have heard very untidy places be referred to as a "pigsty" and the rather rude word "sh*thole" is used quite often to refer to a really dirty place.
    So "turn up in pig hole" means that "work in a dirty place"? Like "turn up" is like "show up" and here it's like "show up at work"? Hope I got it right.
    Your explanation fits the context. As if he is saying "We were about to go on strike but we found it not very urgent because we were not very miserable like you", right?

    Thanks a lot.

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