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Re: "heard it through the water cooler"

Posted by ESC on July 24, 2006

In Reply to: "Heard it through the water cooler" posted by paschendale on July 24, 2006

: Can someone please indicate what the meaning of "heard it through the water cooler" is? Also, where did the phrase originate?

: Cheers.

At the water cooler. Some offices have water coolers where workers tend to congregate and talk.
http://www.cityoffargo.com/newlibraries/images/water-cooler-conversation.jpg