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"lord love a duck"

Posted by Gary Martin on October 19, 2006

In Reply to: "Lord love a duck" posted by Pat Runquist on October 19, 2006

: "lord love a duck"....was this used during world war two as a term for boats come to get the boys off the beaches ?

It may have been used then as a joke. It's much older than that though. James Joyce used it in Ulysses .