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|GUEST,Eric||Lyr Req: With Her Head Tucked Underneath Her Arm (87* d)||Saint Ferriam||30 Jul 08|
I have been pondering this enigma for many years. Recently I came across a copy of Eric Partridge's Concise Dictionary of Slang. Under the definition of "visit Lady Perriam" , slang for a visit to the lavatory, was the explanation that an underground lavatory at Oxford U. stood ( in the 1930's) on the site of a building donated by Lady Perriam.