Posted by TheFallen on March 14, 2002

In Reply to: End of stick posted by R. Berg on March 14, 2002

: : Where does the phrase:

: : "THE WRONG END OF THE STICK" emanate from????

: Probably from another phrase, "the short end of the stick," which historically had something to do with being shafted, as it were. Also see link below.

... and the thin end of the wedge? What's that all about?