<blockquote><font size=1>In reply to:</font><hr><p>I thought that "put up your Dukes" was from england?<p><hr></blockquote><p>I do believe you're right. My dad was using that expression in mock fights with me when I was but a lad of 7 or 8. Although he was/is a Scot at heart, many expressions like that were learned in the army, during WWII service.<br><br>Of course, put up your Dukes might also refer to arranging accommodation for the Royal Family. <br><br><br><br>Edit: I see the above gag was already done by someone over at MC in the Nukes thread. Oops...unintentional duplication. <P ID="edit"><FONT SIZE=-1><EM>Edited by MachOne on 05/23/02 01:12 AM (server time).</EM></FONT></P>
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