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The short strokes

Posted by RRC on November 11, 2005

In Reply to: The short strokes posted by Steve E on November 11, 2005

: : : I know the phrase "getting down to the short strokes" means time is short or close to the end but does anyone know the derivation of this phrase

: : It's sexual.

: Oops! Now I know why I got those strange looks the last time I used this phrase. Is it/should it only be used in that context?

ROLF! It's from GOLF. You know first you take long strokes and then you putt = little bitty strokes. RRC