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Re: 'to put on the long finger'

Posted by Bob on August 09, 2005

In Reply to: 'to put on the long finger' posted by Sheila Vickery on August 09, 2005

: Has anyone heard of the phrase 'to put on the long finger' meaning to put off or defer a job or chore?

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