go all around the Wrekin

EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From the Wrekin, a large and prominent hill in Shropshire.

VerbEdit

go all around the Wrekin

  1. (West Midlands, idiomatic) Take a long time to arrive.

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  • Jennifer Meierhans (6 November 2016) , “England's oddest phrases explained”, in BBC News[1], BBC