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Re: Pulling for you

Posted by ESC on July 29, 2003

In Reply to: Re: Pulling for you posted by James Briggs on July 29, 2003

: : : What is the origin of this phrase?

: : I am guessing that it comes "rope pull," a group activity at picnics, etc.

: : See http://www.nmhschool.org/news/99-00/ropepull.html 5th and 6th photo down.

: This looks like what we call "Tug o' War" in Britain. Is that the case?

Yes, that's what we in the U.S. call it too. But I just couldn't think of the term.