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definition

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little teapots have big spouts expression or saying

Let us continue this discussion later, when the children aren’t listening

Origin

1950s

Collected by

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

Notes

Intended to be an enigmatic code-phrase, in the same vein as “pas devant…”

Submitted: 26/02/2021 by Mark

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