- (do me a) lemon
- • a popular phrase that I have had trouble finding a firm meaning for. I understand it to mean "do me a favour !" and can only think 'lemon' must be short for the Rhyming Slang for 'lemon flavour'• 'favour'. The term is used as if to say "you must be joking !".
Londonisms dictionary. 2014.
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