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Re: He won't pull up any trees

Posted by ESC on January 07, 2007

In Reply to: He won't pull up any trees Posted by L Burke on January 07, 2007

: Does anyone know where the saying "He won't pull up any trees" comes from? - I think it means he won't get very far in life.

Farmers used to have to pull stumps to clear a field for plowing. That's all I know that comes close to the above.