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Old 9th Aug 2007, 18:57
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Mac the Knife

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"Doolaly Tap"

The term is British Army slang, from the Deolali sanatorium, Marashtra, India and is first cited in Fraser & Gibbons', Soldier & Sailor Words, 1925

See: http://www.phrases.org.uk/meanings/161900.html

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