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Re: Never cracks a book

Posted by ESC on October 24, 2006

In Reply to: Never cracks a book posted by erica on October 23, 2006

: what is the literal meaning of "never cracks a book" and also what is the figurative meaning of "never cracks a book".

Never opens a book. Literal and figurative. It refers to cracking the spine of a book. Not a good thing.