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it’s been a bad year for Scottish hill farmers expression or saying

(Intended as a conversation stopper)

See also then on Friday… no, tell a lie, it was the Saturday

Origin

Used by Robin R at a B’hm Uni rowing club event to derail someone who was telling a particularly tedious Then on Friday… story

Collected by

M & N – early 1970s
Mark & Naomi

Notes

The fact that Mark was able to cite a recent report that it had actually been a GOOD year for Scottish hill farmers guaranteed the success of the ploy

Submitted: 29/01/2022 by Mark ● Last updated: 29/01/2022 14:51 by Mark

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