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Posted by James Briggs on June 15, 2003

In Reply to: Sayings posted by cbx on June 15, 2003

: There is a saying used around the Bristol area,
: "a dockers half"
: We believe it to relate to ale but not sure,
: Is this only used localy? does any one know of it`s origin?
: Help.

I have lived in Bristol for nearly 40 years - I've never heard the saying! Can you give more details?