for donkeys years…..for donkey's years
for a very long time – informal
For donkey's years is a pun referring to the length of a donkey's ears and playing on a former pronunciation of years as ears.
1998 - Ardal O'Hanlon - The Talk of the Town - He'll be no loss, that's for sure. Sure his own family hasn’t spoken to him for donkey's years.
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