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let george do it

Slang definitions & phrases for let george do it

let George do it

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Let someone else besides me take care of it

[1910+; perhaps fr a learned journalist's recall of the French laissez faire a` Georges, ''let George do it,'' referring to Cardinal Georges d'Amboise, a church and government official under Louis XII in the late 15th and early 16th centuries]


The Dictionary of American Slang, Fourth Edition by Barbara Ann Kipfer, PhD. and Robert L. Chapman, Ph.D.
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