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Re: All is forgiven

Posted by Bruce Kahl on May 11, 2007

In Reply to: All is forgiven posted by Chris on May 11, 2007

: Where is the phrase "Come back xxx, all is forgiven" first recorded? It's obviously a very fixed and widespread formula but I've never seen any research into it.

Substituting an asterisk for your xxx in Google and putting it all in quotation marks--"Come back * all is forgiven"--brings up tons of hits.