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Thread #19247   Message #195222
Posted By: The Shambles
15-Mar-00 - 02:21 AM
Thread Name: Pop Goes the Weasel - Meaning?
Subject: RE: Help: Pop Goes the Weasel - Meaning?
Anthony Newley had hit in the 60s with a 'pop' song, called I think 'pop goes the weasel'. This song was a light-hearted explanation of the term. It was something to do with 'poping' or pawning your weasel (whistle and flute = suit?, on a Saturday night to buy liquor.