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Katherine H

Thanks for this Eric. I also listened to Dire Straits a lot, though on my parents' LPs. Re. those last lines - maybe it means something that 'trouble and strife' is Cockney rhyming slang for 'wife', one of those phrases which is familiar to non-Londoners too.

Eric Schliesser

Thank you, that's helpful to this Dutchman!

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