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    #1

    This flapper afford knocks.

    This stays between us, right?
    Are you kidding? This flapper afford knocks.

    If someone ask you to keep the secret, then you say this words metaphorically to assure this guy. Could you tell me what the meaning of this word "knock", namely, expatiate this metaphor?

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    Re: This flapper afford knocks.

    not a teacher

    Are you sure the person didn't say, "This flapper's a Fort Knox"?
    As Wikipedia puts it: The term "Fort Knox" is used in general discussion as a synonym for a secure location.
    Last edited by JMurray; 23-Aug-2014 at 10:44.

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    #3

    Re: This flapper afford knocks.

    Eh... I'm not sure because my listening skill is not good enough so that I have to hang on the subtitle. That is the original contexts that I quoted directly from the show. Could you just watch the second episode of the second season of How I Met Your Mother at 02:30 to make sure what the line is? Thank you so much!

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    Re: This flapper afford knocks.

    Quote Originally Posted by JMurray View Post
    not a teacher

    Are you sure the person didn't say, "This flapper's a Fort Knox"?
    As Wikipedia puts it: The term "Fort Knox" is used in general discussion as a synonym for a secure location.
    You're right! I've solve the problem! Thank you so much!

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    #5

    Re: This flapper afford knocks.

    Quote Originally Posted by JMurray View Post
    Are you sure the person didn't say, "This flapper's a Fort Knox"?
    Wow- I would not have thought of that.

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    #6

    Re: This flapper afford knocks.

    Quote Originally Posted by JMurray View Post
    not a teacher

    Are you sure the person didn't say, "This flapper's a Fort Knox"?
    As Wikipedia puts it: The term "Fort Knox" is used in general discussion as a synonym for a secure location.
    You beat me to it.

    =O]

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