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You can't polish a turd

Posted by Brian from Shawnee on May 19, 2006

In Reply to: You can't polish a turd posted by ESC on May 19, 2006

: : Where did the phrase "You can't polish a turd" originate from?

: I can't answer that. Similar phrases in the archives at

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