Bomb-dodger

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A bomb-dodger was a common term of contempt that materialsed during the First World War, primarily directed at people who left their homes in London to find safer places to reside that would not have been major targets for German air raids. Such places included Maidenhead and Brighton.[1]

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  1. Edward Fraser and John Gibbons (1925). Soldier and Sailor Words and Phrases. Routledge, London p.31.

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