Reply to post: Re: TL;DR finally adds Galileo and Copernicus to the Brexit divorce bill

Doctor Syntax Silver badge


"Same for when you purchase something."

Except when you buy a pig in a poke. The sellers really don't want you to have a chance to change your mind.

For those of a curious mind a poke is a small sack. A con trick was to persuade punters to buy a poke containing an alleged piglet whthout seeing what they were buying. The matching saying was "letting the cat out of the bag".

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