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Re: Origin of phrase

Posted by Fred Cosgrove on August 03, 2000

In Reply to: Origin of phrase posted by Fred Cosgrove on August 03, 2000

: Does anyone know the origin of this phrase? Webster dates it 1929...but I can't find the origin. Please help. What was the source of it and what lead it into todays use as referring or describing something of reliability and high quality?