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yarb commented on the word fair do's
E.g.- "This is a kosher butcher shop! We don't have any saveloys."- "Fair do's."Also used as a vague term of mild approbation:- "I hear Jimmy's doing well with his mobile haberdashery business"- "Fair do's".
February 24, 2009
qroqqa commented on the word fair do's
That would be pronounced differently: do's duːz vs dues dʒuːz or djuːz
sionnach commented on the word fair do's
I'd a thunk this would be spelled "fair dues"?
wordenough commented on the word fair do's
Agreeing with someone if you can't be bothered to argue. May be used to acknowledge a good verbal comeback.