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A Last Ditch Effort

Posted by Bruce Kahl on February 24, 2000

In Reply to: A Last Ditch Effort posted by William on February 24, 2000

: Can anyone tell me the origin of the phrase "A Last Ditch Effort"? I would greatly appreciate it.

Just a guess:


A battle fought or waged with desperation from the last ditch as opposed from the first ditch?