Old Fogey

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Old Fogey : Phrases



Meaning:

Someone a bit old fashioned - out of touch with modern things.


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Origin:

In 1811 an
Old Fogey was a nick name for a sick or invalid soldier; derived from the French word fougeux, fierce or fiery. The modern sense has changed the use a little, but there is still the element of disability in the saying.
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