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go between the moon and the milkman

To flee overnight, so as to avoid pursuit (often by creditors). The moon represents the night, and the milkman the morning. Primarily heard in Australia. Looks like Joe went between the moon and the milkman. He was here after dinner but he's gone this morning.
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Middle sister's inability to respond to the milkman's actions circles back to the idea of female propriety, which her community values.
Set in an unnamed city, Milkman focuses on the middle sister as she makes her way through rumours, social pressures and politics in a tight-knit community.
Lucy said: "My dad's a milkman so this is the only way I wanted to travel to the church with him."
Among the book's essays, those presenting historically focused discussions of the codification of occupations as male or female during World War II present particularly convincing support for Milkman's contention that the segregation of occupations by gender is key to explaining the pattern of female labor force participation.
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Remember when Reflecting back on the wonderful years my husband and I have spent living in Sittingbourne, one person I really miss is our milkman, Terry, who used to deliver milk to our doorstep.
Runaway con Brian "The Hawk" Martin was nabbed after one milkman spotted him on the street after he had broken out of Castle Huntly prison, near Dundee.
A Russian anti-gay activist group is planning demonstrations against PepsiCo after Vesyoly Molochnik (Happy Milkman), one of the company's subsidiary brands, put a rainbow on its products packaging.
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A MERSEYSIDE milkman is facing a catalogue of allegations he abused children over a period of more than 30 years.
FATEH JANG, July 06, 2009 (Frontier Star) -- Three buffalos were burnt in a fire incident thus incurring a loss of Rs 0.32m to the poor milkman. According to details resident of village Kinal Muhammad Tariq had bought three buffalos at the cost of 0.32 million rupees on instalment to start a small business of milking.
family of four will account for about $16,711 in medical spending this year, up $ 1,162 from last year, according to a report from actuarial firm Milkman Inc.