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Being out o' collar

Posted by Pat on August 17, 2005

Just been reading a book about 'cockneys' just before and during the second world war. Whenever the characters talk of being out of work, the say "being out o' collar" I thought at first that it might be rhyming slang but couldn't work out what it could be. Does anyone know how the saying came about.Thanks