too far north

too far north

slang Extremely shrewd. The phrase refers to people from the north of England, who are thought to be especially astute. Primarily heard in US. You'll never outsmart Alison, she's too far north for you.
See also: far, north
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TOO Far North are hosting the Too Far Saturday event this weekend at the North Terrace on Claremont Road, Newcastle.