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it’s only a trifle said the monkey expression or saying

Callback to:
”It’s only a trifle!” said the monkey as it peed onto the sponge fingers
…an expression of disdain for the gallimaufric pudding known as a trifle

Collected by

Dad – 1930s?
George Iliff – father of Mark, JM, G & Bel


It was used by both Dad and Granny, both sounding as if they were quoting a well known source. Credited to Dad because he seemed to hate trifle with greater commitment

Submitted: 26/12/2021 by Mark

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