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Re: Origin and meaning of "Dining with the Devil"

Posted by James Briggs on January 08, 2003

In Reply to: Origin and meaning of "Dining with the Devil" posted by W Nelsen on January 08, 2003

: "Dining with the Devil" What does it mean?

That you're undertaking a risky path, one which might just succeed but most likely will fail. Success=Heaven. Failure=Hell (and the Devil as well!).
Alternatively, some will say that the path you're on is quasi, or actually, criminal.