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Old 11-05-2009, 09:35 AM   #2
Michael Rowley
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An insular turn of phrase based on the meaning 'a waste of time'.

lark² informal Ⴁnoun 1 an amusing adventure or escapade. 2 British an activity regarded as foolish or a waste of time: he's serious about this music lark. Ⴁverb (lark about/around) British behave in a playful and mischievous way.

   
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