Posted by ESC on June 13, 2001
In Reply to: "Hang them out to dry" posted by R. Berg on June 13, 2001
: : : anyone know the origion of "hang them out to dry"
: : Hanging clothes outside on a clothes line in the days before electric dryers.
: I'm having a hard time with the idea that there's anybody over age three who's never seen a clothesline.
That's true. But clothes lines may make a comeback. There was discussion about clothes lines in connection with the California energy crisis. Some communities now ban clothes lines because they spoil the "look."