Re: RARA-AVIS: zebra crossings/UK noir

From: John Williams (
Date: 12 Jun 2002

From: "Buzz" > Incidently, I believe a punter to be a willing and uninformed customer, a
> fool all too eager to give his money away.
Yes, though Carrie is right too - the original sense is of a gambler (one who takes a punt) but it tends to be used just to mean customer or consumer.

Oh and plonk is cheap wine (while 'plonker' means an idiot)


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