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A face like a chewed toffee

Posted by Lewis on August 07, 2008 at 11:23

In Reply to: A face like a chewed caramel posted by Ciaran on August 04, 2008 at 10:17:

: Where does this saying originate? - 'Face like a chewed caramel'

at school, 25 years plus ago, I first heard the description 'a face like a chewed toffee'

it may have started out as 'a face like a bulldog chewing a wasp'

in "Carry on Loving" I think Hattie Jaques describes Sid James as having the appearance of a 'dessicated walnut' - rather good one from Talbot Rothwell, if so.