Gone for a Burton

@nannacroc (4049)
August 24, 2007 3:18pm CST
Does anyone know the origin of the phrase, 'gone for a Burton'? I used this today and my daughter asked where it came from.
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@pumpkinjam (5801)
• United Kingdom
25 Aug 07
http://www.worldwidewords.org/qa/qa-gon1.htm This might help. I just found it. It's got a few possibilities although it might cause more confusion than clarity with all the different possibilities.
@nannacroc (4049)
26 Aug 07
Thanks for th link, I'll heed your warning and be careful I don't get any more confused than I already am.
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@gabs8513 (48715)
• United Kingdom
27 Aug 07
Nope I certainly haven't lol so you can explain to me as well what it means please