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Re: So long

Posted by James Briggs on October 21, 2010 at 09:52

In Reply to: So long posted by Don on October 21, 2010 at 09:23:

: I have always been curious as to how the phrase "so long" was created to mean see you later.

I can find no reference to an origin, but I think that I read once that the expression is based on the Jewish equivalent "shalom", which sounds like "so long."