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donkey years

; donkey days [cf. YEARS ear; a pun on the long ears of donkeys and the idiom LONG YEARS; the link is no longer apparent in US donkey's years a very long time W3] phr. a long time; a long time ago.

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Last update: 2012-01-17 11:35
Author: Holm and Shilling, DBE, 1982
Revision: 1.1

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