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shamus
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5. "yeah I've only ever heard "middling""
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Fri Sep-18-20 12:14 PM by shamus

  

          

and it's a common enough phrase wherever

https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/fair%20to%20middling

fair to middling idiom

Definition of fair to middling
: just average : not especially good
The food was fair to middling.


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the untold want by life and land ne'er granted
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"Fair to meddling" is a Black phrase right? [View all] , imcvspl, Fri Sep-18-20 11:53 AM
 
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Born & raised in North Carolina. I'm 43. Never heard that my entire life...
Sep 18th 2020
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My old man used that phrase all the time...
Sep 18th 2020
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Is this a play on "fair to middling?"
Sep 18th 2020
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I’ve been down south half my life and never heard this before
Sep 18th 2020
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Huh based on replies I think I redefined it. Lol.
Sep 18th 2020
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      LMAO thanks for this
Sep 18th 2020
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isn't the phrase fair to middling?
Sep 18th 2020
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I’m from San Diego, the only person I’ve heard use it is a tribal el...
Sep 18th 2020
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I love SD
Sep 18th 2020
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      I visited once and was ready to move immediately
Sep 18th 2020
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Fair to middling is actually a British phrase
Sep 18th 2020
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fair to middling...
Sep 18th 2020
11
One of Drills in Basic used that ALL the damn time...
Sep 18th 2020
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just like there's a dog called Petbull
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