Annie's room

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In Annie's room: An expression by way of jesting answer to an enquiry for someone who cannot be found, e.g., "Where is Private Smith?"...."In Annie's room" (see On the barbed wire).[1]

References / notes[edit]

  1. Edward Fraser and John Gibbons (1925). Soldier and Sailor Words and Phrases. Routledge, London p.7.

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