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Happy as Larry, Fill your boots

Posted by Kevin Egan on June 29, 2006

Hello to all - I have two questions and would greatly appreciate your views;
1. "As happy as Larry" ... (my research so far suggests this as a description of a boxer whom when interviewed post-fight after having received a complete 'hammering' was still up-beat despite his desperate state).

2. "Fill your boots" ... (my research so far suggests this as a conversational invitation to eat, drink and be merry or similar light hearted offer to make unrestriceted use of facilities whatever they may be).