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Aunt Edna Terence Rattigan's name for a typical female theatregoer of conventional tastes, ‘a nice respectable, middle-class, middle-aged, maiden lady, with time on her hands and the money to help her pass it.’

Aunt Sally a game in which players throw sticks or balls at a wooden dummy; in figurative usage, a person or thing subjected to much criticism, especially one set up as an easy target for it.

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