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Re: Mexican stand off

Posted by ESC on August 11, 2008 at 20:46

In Reply to: Mexican stand off posted by Dave Warner on August 11, 2008 at 11:43:

: What's the meaning or origin of 'Mexican stand off'?

It's a gunfight where no shots are fired. See
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