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Between a Rock and a Hard Place

Posted by Bob on May 16, 2000

In Reply to: Between a Rock and a Hard Place posted by Graeme on May 16, 2000

: Apparently this phrase originated in the US in 1921, but it seems to have become common in the UK in the last 10 years. Does anyone know why its become popular in recent times?

Perhaps because of the war in Afghanistan. It's between Iraq and a hard place. ;-)