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Re: Johnny-come-lately

Posted by David FG on June 16, 2005

In Reply to: Johnny-come-lately posted by Lionel on June 16, 2005

: What is the meaning of "Johnny-come-lately"? thanks

A new-comer. A new kid on the block. I think, in addition, that it is slightly pejorative, with the hint of a new arrival to something who tries to 'muscle in' on the established order.

DFG