Talk:dog's bollocks

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RFV discussion: October 2011–February 2012[edit]

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dog's bollocks

Rfv-sense " A colon followed by a dash (:—). " Fugyoo 23:22, 14 October 2011 (UTC)

Was added by usually reliable contributor Mzajac (talkcontribs), who is Canadian, and the definition is marked 'British', and I've never heard of it. Mglovesfun (talk) 12:10, 15 October 2011 (UTC)
OED only has 1949 citation of Partridge's dictionary, and calls it “rare.” Apparently Partridge thought the phrase originated in typographer's slang. Can't find any real citations. Sorry. Michael Z. 2011-12-14 17:43 z
RFV-failed. - -sche (discuss) 02:12, 28 February 2012 (UTC)