One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
Used to express a suspicion that one is being deceived or teased.‘Your boat was sunk by a swordfish? Pull the other one!’
- ‘Or, as we tend to say these days: pull the other one, Nasser, it's got bells on.’
- ‘I want the good life, but I don't want an easy ride, what I want is to work for it, feel the blood and sweat on my fingertips… yeah, yeah, yeah, pull the other one missy.’
- ‘As they don't say in Finland: pull the other one, it's got bells on it.’
- ‘When ShowBiz Ireland got the call late yesterday evening stating that Westlife would be in town at 6pm to open the new O2 Experience Store we thought: ‘yeah right - pull the other one,’ what with it being April's Fools Day and all…’
- ‘Those big and burly beer drinking men would laugh deep and hard at hearing this, ‘yeah, yeah, yeah… pull the other one!’’
- ‘But it would certainly be possible that, having had one of my legs pulled, I should challenge the leg-puller with Go on, pull the other one!’
- ‘This kind of case makes me want to cry in anger, and laugh with mirth, both at the same time. It's rather like saying that Catholic priests could and would never indulge in immoral practices either - pull the other one!’
- ‘Yeah, right, pull the other one Michael, we all know it's just another of your loony affectations.’
- ‘Here I say pull the other one matey, who are you trying to kid?’
- ‘Sure, sure, yeah, pull the other one kid, it has got bells on.’
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