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Re: Grow up
We use the term a lot here in Australia too. Spot on about the meaning! :):)
At 03:56 AM 12/06/00, you wrote:
>I'm not sure where the saying comes from, but our British friends use that
>all the time. It means the same as "pulling your leg."
> > Hi Cullodenrunner
> > Well said.
> > Is there a story behind the expression 'taking the Mickey out of people' ?.
> > Where is it used?. It is a new one on me.
> > Ken/SK/Canada
> > ----- Original Message -----
> > From: ". ." <email@example.com>
> > To: <firstname.lastname@example.org>
> > Sent: Saturday, June 10, 2000 9:35 PM
> > Subject: Grow up
> > > Hi Folks,
> > > I ve been watching the comments with a large amount of interest, about
> > the
> > > email DRMFSOB and allot of people have commented but lately things have
> > been
> > > getting out of hand and I think it's time to move on. Having a joke
> > > something is fine but openly taking the Mickey out of people is something
> > > quite different. I am sure that the person who put it there had reasons,
> > > but I am sure they didn't put it on so people can be rude about them.
> > > Yours aye
> > > Cullodenrunner
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