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Re: Forty wink

Posted by James Briggs on May 30, 2010 at 15:26

In Reply to: Forty wink posted by Charmaine on May 29, 2010 at 08:48:

: What are the origins of "forty winks"?

This has been discussed here before. A good stating point is http://www.phrases.org.uk/bulletin_board/4/messages/1152.html
JB