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  • Agreeing with someone if you can't be bothered to argue. May be used to acknowledge a good verbal comeback.

    February 24, 2009

  • I'd a thunk this would be spelled "fair dues"?

    February 24, 2009

  • That would be pronounced differently: do's duːz vs dues dʒuːz or djuːz

    February 24, 2009

  • 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