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    Please help me!

    what does the expression "tuck and roll" mean? :confused:
    i need to translate it and i haven't got a clue what it means
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    In what context?
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    (Original post by jaron)
    In what context?
    A woman talks to her sister-in-law about their mother-in-law who constantly spends time in her and her husband's house

    A: His mother is allways in our house. I'm actually thinking of getting her a pollster.

    B: Tuck and roll!

    ...and then the two of them start to laugh

    I simply don't get the joke
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    You say you need to translate it - do you mean you translated it from some other language and "tuck and roll" is what it came out as? Cos that could mean anything...

    If the original english is tuck and roll though, the only thing i can think it would mean is what you do when your clothes get set on fire... Though not sure how it applies to the situation you described!
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    when a man inserts himself into another man who has his legs over his head and form a ball and roll around with there eyes locked in a serious stare until one busts a nut and they stand up and walk past eachother with a straight face and slap high fives and go their separate ways.


    although i'm struggling to see how that fits into your context now
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    (Original post by Kupo_nut)
    You say you need to translate it - do you mean you translated it from some other language and "tuck and roll" is what it came out as? Cos that could mean anything...
    No, no... the original is "tuck and roll"
    It could be some AE slang since it is an American movie but still...

    Open to suggestions :cool:
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    "tuck n roll" is what my gymnastics teacher used to say to me in order to achieve a perfect rolly poly!

    I dont get that joke either.
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    Yeh.. I can only think of tuck and roll as assosciated to roly polys.
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    I found out that "tuck and roll" is an upholstery term (meaning "custom made seats")
    And than it turns out that this "pollster" is actually a typo: a pollster => upholstered


    Anyway, it makes sense to me now!
    "I'm actually thinking of getting her upholstered."

    =>"She is there all the time so I might as well turn her into a piece of furniture"

    it is (somewhat) funnier now

    Thanx for all your effort!
 
 
 
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