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HARD AND FAST ORIGIN

Thursday October 14th, 2010
HARD AND FAST
The phrase used to describe a rule that is rigidly adhered to or a truth that is beyond doubt or debate originates from the nautical term used to describe a ship that is firmly beached on shore. In other words a ship that is essentially immovable. By the early 19th century it had taken on its figurative meaning and entered into popular use.
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26/06/2011 @ 10:15 pm
Torx
God damn it BOBBY!
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