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Re: The last straw

Posted by R. Berg on December 17, 2002

In Reply to: What is the origin of these phrases? posted by APlusC on December 17, 2002

: 1) Sleeping with the fishes

: 2) The last Straw

: 3) Slowly but surely

The second one is explained at this site: http://users.tinyonline.co.uk/gswithenbank/sayingsl.htm#SayingsL
(link below)