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Re: Down the tubes

Posted by RRC on May 17, 2007

In Reply to: Down the tubes posted by Brian Flanagan on May 17, 2007

: "Down the tubes". Doed it come from Aldous Huxley's "Brave New World" where people beyond a certain age were expected to present themselves for recycling?

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