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Doing a Cunningham

Posted by Julia on April 11, 2009 at 09:51

In Reply to: Doing a Cunningham posted by ESC on April 08, 2009 at 23:58:

I come from Keswick in the Lake District and we used to use this phrase in a similar way to what you've said Elliott, if someone really made something worse when they were supposed to make it better - we used it for trades people but also for situations when people, for instance, try to make someone feel better but instead upset them more!