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Re: Keep plugging away

Posted by James Briggs on November 02, 2005

In Reply to: Keep plugging away posted by Stef on November 01, 2005

: Looking for origin of phrase "keep plugging away".

In this context to 'plug' means to keep up the support for, or effort put into, a project. The term allegedly comes from Capt Plugge's continual playing of records on Radio Normandie in the early 1930s. He was a remarkable man. Much more about him at http://www.ibcstudio.co.uk/earlydaysindex.html