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Tough row/ road

Posted by ESC on April 21, 2003

In Reply to: Tough row/ road posted by S. Ryan on April 21, 2003

: Is it a 'tough row to hoe!' or a 'tough road to hold!'
: I had always believed it was the first, but a man on TV just said the second. Which one of us is mistaken?
: Any ideas on origin?

"Tough row to hoe," in my part of the country. I don't know what the TV person was talking about.