can talk the hind leg(s) off a donkey

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can talk the hind leg(s) off a donkey

Is very (perhaps overly) talkative. Primarily heard in Australia. Don't start a conversation with Stu if you want to leave on time tonight—that guy can talk the hind leg off a donkey.
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Whereas my husband Lincoln has masses of energy, can't stand still and, like me, can talk the hind leg off a donkey, Duncan is the complete opposite.
HE can talk the hind leg off a donkey and chatty Dermot O'Leary reckons his new job is the closest he's ever going to get to being a big-money signing footballer.
AS Dot Cotton, she's the chain-smoking gossip of EastEnders who can talk the hind leg off a donkey.
Little happens and none of the characters strike any spark, although they compete to see who can talk the hind leg off a donkey.
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