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Re: Slowly but surely

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 Ssraw

: 3) Slowly but surely

"Slowly but surely" describes the tortoise's progress in some (not all) translations of Aesop's fable "The Hare and the Tortoise."