To cut both ways
Posted by ESC on March 21, 2003
In Reply to: To cut both ways posted by Dave M. on March 21, 2003
: First, thanks to all who helped with the previous inquiry - very helpful community!
: The latest mystery is "to cut both ways". I know what the expression means, but any ideas as to its origin? Google's not yielding too much information.
It refers to a "double-edged sword" that cuts both ways.