One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
The inferior end of a neck of mutton.‘scrag-end of mutton’figurative ‘his story of out-of-work actors at the scrag-end of the 1960s’
- ‘For how long can farmers continue to be left the scrag-end when it comes to payments?’
- ‘They pay less because they're doing a serious job in the scrag-ends of the planet to stop people from dying from extreme dehydration.’
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