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Up to your a** in alligators

Posted by ESC on April 21, 2004

In Reply to: Up to your a** in alligators posted by Gator Jim on April 21, 2004

: I've seen many references that misquote the original significantly. I might be off a word or two but this is very close:

: "The objective of all dedicated employees is to thoroughly analyze all situations, anticipate all problems prior to their occurrence, have answers for these problems, and move swiftly to solve these problems when called upon. However, when you are up to your a** in alligators, it is difficult to remember that your initial objective was to drain the swamp."

Very nice. Do you know the origin of this quote?

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