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Anonymous asked in Education & ReferenceWords & Wordplay · 2 months ago

Have you heard this saying/what does it mean.?

“Jobs a good one, child’s a black” was something my father often said whenever he had just completed a task which could be anything from fixing the car to finishing cooking dinner. Something I always wondered was what does it actually mean. Just a fun question that hoping someone knows the answer to.

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  • 2 months ago
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    "Job's a good un" is, according to several sources, a common phrase in the north of England, meaning that a job is finished and well done. I think you must have misheard the second part. 

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