Posted by Smokey Stover on April 12, 2006
In Reply to: To hold someone's feet to the fire posted by Bob on April 12, 2006
: : \ I wonder where this phrase comes from: to hold someone's feet to the fire.
: : Thanks in advance for any comments.
: : RK
: From torure.
Torure is one of those islands in the eastern Pacific, likely to be inundated and disappear as a consequence of global warming. SS