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Re: To the salt mines

Posted by R. Berg on February 10, 2008 at 12:46:

In Reply to: To the salt mines posted by Nancy on February 10, 2008 at 12:46:

: What does it mean when someone says 'We will send her to the salt mines'?

We will give her a difficult or boring work assignment. (Depending on the situation, this may mean demoting her.) ~rb