how long is a piece of string


British, informal
used as a reply to a question when the answer is not known
"How long will you be staying?" "How long is a piece of string?"

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how long is a piece of string

howl with laughter

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“How long is a piece of string.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 25 Mar. 2023.

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