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Flannel

Posted by Elizabeth on January 02, 2008

I was brought up in the West Riding of Yorkshire & it was common for us to use the expression, "Don't give me that flannel", meaning 'don't talk rubbish'/'don't fib to me'. Does anyone know where the expression originates please?