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Mutt and Jeff

Mutt and Jeff is Cockney slang for Deaf.

"You'll have to speak up, 'e's a bit Mutton"

Almost always shortened to Mutton.

Mutt and Jeff was an American strip cartoon by Bud Fisher in the San Fransisco Chronicle and San Fransisco Examiner, and later syndicated to many other papers.

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Credit: contributed by Danny on 21-Apr-2000.


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