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Flying visit

Posted by Jonty Jones on April 28, 2007

For years I have tried to remember the name of a man that is exclaimed when you wish to describe a person who pays a flying visit. I think the original person was a country farmer in 18th Century England who would turn up to social functions and leave almost immediately, just turning up to pay his respects to the host.

Not much more information I can give, sorry.