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Old 24th Feb 2016, 10:06
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Paxing All Over The World
Join Date: May 2001
Location: Hertfordshire, UK.
Age: 63
Posts: 8,906
I grew up with the phrase. My father (WWII for 4.5 years) used the phrase a lot. Example: If some domestic electrical appliance had failed, he would say, "That's gone for a Burton."

Ah, if only I could ask but he went for a Burton in 2001.
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