Slowly but surely
Posted by R. Berg on December 17, 2002
In Reply to: What is the origin of these phrases? posted by APlusC on December 17, 2002
: 1) Sleeping with the fishes
: 2) The last Ssraw
: 3) Slowly but surely
"Slowly but surely" describes the tortoise's progress in some (not all) translations of Aesop's fable "The Hare and the Tortoise."