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black-coated workers noun

Prunes

Origin

Euphemism referring to the laxative properties of prunes

Collected by

Iliff family – 1950s
Mark’s family growing up

Notes

Black-coated workers used to be a term for what we now call white-collar workers

Submitted: 11/08/2021 by Mark ● Last updated: 02/01/2022 12:01 by Mark

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