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just fallen off the turnip truck

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just fallen off the turnip truck

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Unfledged; inexperienced; ignorant: Detective Benjamin Calazo was not a cop who had just fallen off the turnip truck

[1980s+; the agricultural source suggests an earlier date]

The Dictionary of American Slang, Fourth Edition by Barbara Ann Kipfer, PhD. and Robert L. Chapman, Ph.D.
Copyright (C) 2007 by HarperCollins Publishers.
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