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Buckle under the
Head like a sieve
( Cockney rhyming slang for piddle )
Leak like a sieve
Let the train take the
( British Rail advertising slogan )
Memory like a sieve
wrapped up in an enigma ( Winston Churchill quotation )
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Of The Sands ( Erskine Childers book )