Definition of swings and roundabouts British, informal — used to say that two choices or situations are basically the same because they have an equal number of advantages and disadvantages It is a case of swings and roundabouts.
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· The literary origin of the expression 'swings and roundabouts' in a forgotten poem Where does the phrase 'swings and roundabouts' originate? It's widely believed that it had its origins in a little-known poem by Irish writer Patrick Reginald Chalmers (). Chalmers was a banker as well as a poet, and he also wrote biographies of several Estimated Reading Time: 3 mins.
· The expression comes from the poem "Roundabouts and Swings" by Patrick R Chalmers. The poet was an Irish banker who worked in London around It's about an encounter with a gypsy (Pharoe) traveling s: 5.
Swings and Roundabouts by David. The summer holidays were always a curious time for Karl. Six weeks with no school always started off as fun but the novelty soon wore off. Karl had one friend he would always hang around with, go to the park, loiter round street corners or cause havoc in the local shopping centre.
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