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two minutes’ silence for the joke that just died expression or saying

That was a terrible joke that deserved to fall as flat as it did

Origin

Probably picked up from Les Ross on BRMB Radio during a morning commute into Birmingham

Collected by

Mark – 1980s
Mark Iliff – owner

Notes

Fittingly enough, the phrase is most commonly heard not from Mark but directed at him

Submitted: 04/03/2022 by Mark ● Last updated: 04/03/2022 15:35 by Mark

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