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Re: Help save my sanity

Posted by ESC on March 07, 2005

In Reply to: Help save my sanity posted by Jenny Reweti on March 06, 2005

: Pls can tell me in which film was said " So tell me general, are we on the brink? Should we throw in the towel?" Is it American or British? It is driving me crazy. ASAP Pls. I don't have much sanity left to save. Many thanks.

I found this by googling "on the brink" and "throw in the towel." It's a song:

"It's A Mistake" by Men At Work
Jump down the shelters to get away The boys are cockin' up their guns Tell us general, is it party time? If it is can we all come Don't think that we don't know Don't think that we're not trying Don't think we move too slow It's no use after crying Saying It's a mistake, it's a mistake It's a mistake, it's a mistake After the laughter as died away And all the boys have had their fun No surface noise now, not much to say They've got the bad guys on the run Don't try to say you're sorry Don't say he drew his gun They've gone and grabbed old Ronnie He's not the only one saying It's a mistake, it's a mistake It's a mistake, it's a mistake Tell us commander, what do you think? 'Cos we know that you love all that power Is it on then, are we on the brink? We wish you'd all throw in the towel We'll not fade out too soon Not in this finest hour Whistle your favourite tune We'll send a card and flower Saying It's a mistake, it's a mistake It's a mistake, it's a mistake..."