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#1 2011-02-16 19:22:15

David Bird
From: Montréal, QC
Registered: 2009-07-28
Posts: 1307

"the gold shoulder" for "the cold shoulder"

Giving someone the gold shoulder is even haughtier than freezing them out.

Hayate meets Nagi and shows off his new suit to her, but is startled by her giving him the gold shoulder, and action which Nagi regrets right after.

Open Source Firefox 3.6 -So fast and easy to use that anything else on my PC gets the gold shoulder every time I need or want to surf … ox-36.html

Andrew’s face exemplified horror. He turned back to his girlfriend to voice his findings. “She-She’s gone!” But it appeared as the young girl was given him the gold shoulder. “Stacy…?”He put his hand on her back. Upon his touch she spun around and looked at him with deep, fiery pupils. “IS SHE NOW?!”
Online fiction

I am happy that Shekhar gave her the gold shoulder!!
Bollywood forum

See also the cold shower.

Last edited by David Bird (2011-02-16 19:23:15)



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