[Idiom] 'scuse fingers

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maral55

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Hi,

could you please tell me what does "'scuse fingers" mean?
 

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Could you tell us the context in which you read or heard this?
 

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Hi,

could you please tell me what does "'scuse fingers" mean?

It's a contraction of "(Please) excuse (my) fingers" it is sometimes used in BrE when someone gives you something to eat using their fingers, rather than offering it from a plate etc.
 
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