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Posted by Stuart Parry on March 31, 2005

1) Does anyone know where 'out on a limb' comes from?

2) Cheap at half the price - should that be 'double' not half? Cheap at half the price does not make sense - if something is cheap then it will be even cheaper at half the price. To express suprise of the cheapness of an item, the saying should surely be 'thats cheap at double the price'