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le grand fromage lui-même expression or saying

The big cheese himself

Origin

One of us passed by the cellist Paul Tortelier on the way to the loo* at a concert of his at Lichfield Cathedral and used the phrase when telling the other

Collected by

M & N – 1980s
Mark & Naomi

Notes

*during the interval, obvs

Submitted: 19/07/2021 by Mark ● Last updated: 19/07/2021 23:58 by Mark

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