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The Term Knocked-Up

Posted by Kathy on January 10, 2003

In Reply to: The Term Knocked-Up posted by Jean Dewar on January 10, 2003

In Brit/Aussie slang, to "knock someone up" means to go to their door early in the a.m. and wake them up. I nearly lost my teeth when an Australian visitor asked me, loudly, at the supermarket, whether he should knock me up tomorrow.