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The law of the jungle

Posted by Pivvy on April 21, 2002

You hear derogatory references comparing situations to to "the way of the jungle" or "the way of the jungle" and similar phrases. I always took this to mean fullbore competition. Does it mean something more than that? Something specific?

Does it mean just something vicious? Or does it mean tribalism, or what? Thnx.


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