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Re: Dead giveaway

Posted by RRC on November 28, 2007

In Reply to: Dead giveaway posted by G Thomas on November 28, 2007

: I am trying to find the origin of the phrase "a dead giveaway" Anyone know?

I'm dead certain that one of the meanings of dead as an adjective is "complete, certain, sure, absolute". This post will now come to a dead stop.