give the cold shoulder


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The message is: give the cold shoulder to cold callers.
Most of us give the cold shoulder to the glorious night gowns we see hanging on the rails in lingerie departments, like Jean Harlow's rejects, they imperiously skim the floor with lace, flounce and satin allure; the stuff of Hollywood dreams and static n ightmares.
The giveaway forms part of the Northumbria Police Freeze Out campaign which aims to give the cold shoulder to any opportunist thief over the festive season.