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This week's theme: Whose what? (animal edition)
donkey's years (DONG-keez yeerz) noun
A very long time.
[Probably from the punning reference to a donkey's long ears.]
Here's a BBC story about a 60-year-old donkey Lively Laddie who died a couple of years ago.
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