go all around the Wrekin

EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

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

VerbEdit

go all around the Wrekin (third-person singular simple present goes all around the Wrekin, present participle going all around the Wrekin, simple past went all around the Wrekin, past participle gone 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