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Re: The American version

Posted by James Briggs on December 11, 2005

In Reply to: Re: The American version posted by ESC on December 11, 2005

: : What is the American version of the English saying 'to carry coals to Newcastle'?

: Sell refrigerators to Eskimos.

In German it's 'Taking Owls to Athens', both things being regarded as bastions of wisdom.