Barkis is willin'(redirected from Barkis is willing)
Barkis is willin'
A phrase emphasizing one's availability or openness to a situation. It refers to Mr. Barkis, a character in Charles Dickens' novel David Copperfield, who used the phrase to express his interest in marriage. A: "Are you ready for the race today?" B: "Oh yeah! Barkis is willin'!"
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