'to put on the long finger'
Posted by Bob on August 09, 2005
In Reply to: 'to put on the long finger' posted by Sheila Vickery on August 09, 2005
: Has anyone heard of the phrase 'to put on the long finger' meaning to put off or defer a job or chore?
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