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while you’re on your feet… expression or saying

By standing up you have made yourself liable for any tasks that I want doing (such as bringing us all a cup of tea)

Collected by

Mum – 1960s
Pauline Iliff (Dixon) – mother of Mark, JM, G & Bel


It became a bit of a game: if you *nearly* stood up to reach something, could you dodge the bullet?

Submitted: 19/03/2022 by Mark

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