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    Awkward as Dicks' Hatband

    Anybody use this expression or know its' origin?

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    Here yer go Exiletyke


    http://www.worldwidewords.org/qa/qa-dic2.htm


    yer welcome

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    Thanks DT
    Not much wiser but suppose we'll never know

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    Quote Originally Posted by Exiletyke View Post
    Anybody use this expression or know its' origin?
    A allus thought it wo Jewish in origin and referred to the rich cultural heritage practice of circumcision with the resultant band of flesh (the band) beneath the head of the pen1s (the hat ) sometimes causing greater effort being necessary when a condom is being placed in position.

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    Paul Heckingbottom's D1ck's Hat Band

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    Quote Originally Posted by SBRed48 View Post
    A allus thought it wo Jewish in origin and referred to the rich cultural heritage practice of circumcision with the resultant band of flesh (the band) beneath the head of the pen1s (the hat ) sometimes causing greater effort being necessary when a condom is being placed in position.
    Dick ain't exactly a Jewish name is it? Is it?
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    Derived from the 19th Century immigrant to London's East End Jewish Quarter , the milliner and hattier shop owner Abe Dickstein, who had a reputation in the area for being particularly well-endowed. The link with his sale of hats led to his name being linked to the phrase.

    (People thought a wo pillakin other day abart the bloke who farted on stage Ziles until tha farnd a link to him on Google)
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    Quote Originally Posted by SBRed48 View Post
    Derived from the 19th Century immigrant to London's East End Jewish Quarter , the milliner and hattier shop owner Abe Dickstein, who had a reputation in the area for being particularly well-endowed. The link with his sale of hats led to his name being linked to the phrase.

    (People thought a wo pillakin other day abart the bloke who farted on stage Ziles until tha farnd a link to him on Google)
    I wonder if he was a brown hatter?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Ponte_Steve24 View Post
    I wonder if he was a brown hatter?


    Or a" two hat". A wonder if ennybodi ez been born wi a two headed pen1s? Wud tha ev wun cut off or just say to surgeon, "Leeav it pal, al be reyt"

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    Quote Originally Posted by SBRed48 View Post


    Or a" two hat". A wonder if ennybodi ez been born wi a two headed pen1s? Wud tha ev wun cut off or just say to surgeon, "Leeav it pal, al be reyt"
    Or it could be 2 hats dick band


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    The lucky bleeda.

    The only problem fo me wud be p1ssing in a public urinal and sumdi lukkin ovva wi "pen1s envy syndrome" and seeing two and then fainting wi feelings of inadequacy.

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    Quote Originally Posted by SBRed48 View Post


    The lucky bleeda.

    The only problem fo me wud be p1ssing in a public urinal and sumdi lukkin ovva wi "pen1s envy syndrome" and seeing two and then fainting wi feelings of inadequacy.
    Talking of two dicks I was once precribed bi focal glasses & I went for a waz in WSB When I looked down I saw two dicks [a large one & a small one [those with bi focals will know what I mean] Not recognising the large one I put it away & pyssed mi sen

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