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PostPost by: billwill » Thu Jun 20, 2019 12:30 pm

Apparently it was originally a Dutch word.

Word Origin and History for trigger (1 of 2)
trigger
n.

1650s, earlier tricker (1620s), from Dutch trekker "trigger," from trekken "to pull" (see trek). Tricker was the usual form in English until c.1750. Trigger-happy is attested from 1943.
Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper
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PostPost by: alan.barker » Thu Jun 20, 2019 3:58 pm

If someone started selling the stickers it would be "a nice little earner" :lol: :lol:
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PostPost by: elanfan1 » Thu Jun 20, 2019 4:58 pm

Alright Dave!
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PostPost by: The Veg » Thu Jun 27, 2019 12:31 am

I'm one of few Yanks to have seen Only Fools And Horses but wasn't familiar with that story-element. If my fellow Yanks are curious, BritBox has the show.
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