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Re: Get your fingers burned

Posted by ESC on December 04, 2006

In Reply to: Get your fingers burned posted by David Baker on December 03, 2006

: Where does the expression to "get your fingers burned" come from meaning having undertaken a risky investment and lost money?

Like touching a hot stove?