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Re: Blood, Sweat and Tears

Posted by Teach on September 26, 1999

In Reply to: Blood, Sweat and Tears posted by Brad Gayken on September 25, 1999

: Where did the term bood, sweat and tear come from?

The phrase "blood, toil tears and sweat" is from a famous Second World War speech by Winston Churchill. The phrase is often shortened to "blood, sweat, and tears," possibly because the bodily-fluids theme
makes it more memorable.