Writers’ Blokke
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Writers’ Blokke

Keep your pecker up!

Do you know the meaning and origin of this phrase?

If a person has just suffered a small disappointment, or received unwelcome news, they might be consoled with the phrase ‘keep your pecker up’. This is especially the case when renewed effort is required for the person to obtain their goal.



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Patsy Collins

Author, gardener, photographer, cake eater and campervanner from the south coast of England.