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Re: Fair dos

Posted by James Briggs on September 03, 2005

In Reply to: Fair dos posted by Chris on September 03, 2005

: What does this phrase mean, and where does it come from?

I think it comes from the north of England and means that something is basically OK.
"I'll give you £10 for your old shirt". "OK, fair dos".

Try http://66.102.9.104/search?q=cache:-Yw6kPSZYx4J:www.phespirit.info/morningtoncrescent/20030616.htm+%22fair+dos%22&hl=en
for another example.