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Re: Rug down curtains up

Posted by Lewis on September 15, 2008 at 10:42

In Reply to: Rug down curtains up posted by Rachel on September 11, 2008 at 14:49:

: I knew someone who used to describe herself as a "rug down curtains up" kind of person. Would you know where this phrase originated? I thought it was so clever to describe someone as impatient or Type A-ish.

Isn't it somebody who thinks themselves capable of rapid no-nonsense response?

when one moves house, throwing the rug down and immediately getting the curtains up is a sign of not dithering.

L