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definition

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our friend who travels on his belly noun

Snake

See also Joe Blake

Origin

Combines a reluctance to name something for which the speaker has no affection and Pa’s practised ease at identifying people and things elliptically

Collected by

Pa – 1980s?
Noel King – father of Naomi

Submitted: 04/03/2022 by Mark

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