Wednesday 11 April 2007

Phrase of the Day 62: 'to have a butchers'

"Take a butchers at that!"

definition: to have a look at something

origin: from Cockney Ryhming Slang 'Butcher's hook' which rhymes with 'look'

(podívat se, mrknout se)

example: "Take a butchers at that! That copper's running away from a criminal!"
(copper = policeman)

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