Posted by ESC on July 29, 2003
In Reply to: Pulling for you posted by James Briggs on July 29, 2003
: : : What is the origin of this phrase?
: : I am guessing that it comes "rope pull," a group activity at picnics, etc.
: : See http://www.nmhschool.org/news/99-00/ropepull.html%205th%20and%206th%20photo%20down.
: This looks like what we call "Tug o' War" in Britain. Is that the case?
Yes, that's what we in the U.S. call it too. But I just couldn't think of the term.