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Re: To hold someone's feet to the fire

Posted by Smokey Stover on April 12, 2006

In Reply to: Re: 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