UK variants

Posted by TheFallen on January 25, 2005

In Reply to: Robbing the coffin posted by Ward on January 25, 2005

: : : "Rob the cradle" means to date or marry someone much younger than you are. (from the archives)
: : : Here's an interesting twist...
: : : Last evening after dinner my seventeen year old daughter was listening to a friend of mine discussing his developing relationship with an older woman who happens to be a grandmother. Without pause, she proclaimed, "My God, you're robbing the coffin!"
: : : Needless to say, the laughter was hearty.
: : : SR

: : Good one.

: A new classic!

Over here we have cradle-snatchers and of course their antithesis, coffin-snatchers.