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Re: Shake a leg

Posted by Bruce Kahl on October 10, 2003

In Reply to: Shake a leg posted by Lotg on October 10, 2003

: One of the dumbest sayings I think I grew up with was my father telling me to 'shake a leg' whenever we were in a hurry to do something or go out.

: And as a kid, I always thought that if I hung around shaking a leg, we'd never get there.

: So where did this term come from?

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