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 Please the Pigs.Pleasure. 
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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Pleased as Punch.
 
Greatly delighted. Our old friend Punch is always singing with self-satisfaction in all his naughty ways, and his evident “pleasure” is contagions to the beholders.   1
        “You could skip over to Europe whenever you liked; mamma would be pleased as Punch.”—R. Grant.
 


 Please the Pigs.Pleasure. 

 
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