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chained to the oar of a magnificent galley expression or saying

Your humble labours in pursuit of a noble objective do not go unnoticed


Reference to the status of galley slaves

Collected by

Pa – 1970s
Noel King – father of Naomi


Particularly associated with washing up and other kitchen chores, galley being synonymous with kitchen

Submitted: 16/05/2021 by Mark

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