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postman’s holiday

postman’s holiday
 n.— «He is still busy with his life work, which is the promotion of American shipping. He does take a vacation now and then, but it is like the postman’s holiday. He takes it on a ship.» —“Dean of Shipping” San Mateo Times and Daily News Leader (California) Aug. 31, 1928. (source: Double-Tongued Dictionary)

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