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pick up fagends verb

Pay attention to snippets of others’ conversation, particularly without the full context, often with a view to joining in

Origin

Downsend School, though it was once quite a common expression

Collected by

Mark – 1960s
Mark Iliff – owner

Notes

Fagend is a slang term for a cigarette butt

Submitted: 07/11/2021 by Mark ● Last updated: 30/03/2022 01:05 by Mark

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