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Re: Third Rail

Posted by Bookworm on October 15, 2004

In Reply to: Hot button issue posted by SR on October 15, 2004

: Any ideas on the origin of this one? Our morning newscaster used it again today and while its meaning is clear, its origin is not.

While we are at it, when did certain issues become the "third rail"?