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Re: A needle in a haystack

Posted by Victoria S Dennis on May 02, 2008 at 21:49:

In Reply to: A needle in a haystack posted by Ronald Middleton on May 02, 2008 at 08:28:

: Origin of phrase "Like a needle in a haystack"?

It's just a proverbial phrase. It isn't a literary quotation - we have no way of knowing who first said it.