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chris

13th December 2008, 19:31
Evening All,
5 down, I have LUCKY DIP, but I can't see why. Is a DIP a novel? And, why REPORTEDLY?
Thanks in advance, Chris.
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paul

13th December 2008, 19:56
Answer is Lucky Jim a novel by Kingsley Amis Reportedly means ’sounds like’ and exercises is gym. Sounds like Jim.
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tricky

13th December 2008, 19:57
could it be print run?
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chris

13th December 2008, 20:12
Thanks Paul & Tricky,
Yes, I knew about the reportedly/sounds like convention, but was too dim to spot the literary allusion. The trouble with being poorly read,eh?!
Thanks again, Chris.
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