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the meaning of "What a long ear!"

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the meaning of "What a long ear!"

Postby zhangjing » Thu May 24, 2012 2:01 pm

Yesterday when I talk with a English speaker the situation that usually when I get mad at my boyfriend, he is the one taking the first move to talk to me. The native speaker said "What a long ear!" What that means? I really don't understand that. Is there anyone who can explain that to me?
Thx a lot. :-P
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Re: the meaning of "What a long ear!"

Postby darcy » Tue Jul 24, 2012 12:36 pm

People sometimes use "a long ear" as a compound noun meaning a donkey or a mule - a supposedly stupid animal. Maybe that was the meaning.
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