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Runs people up the flagpole

Posted by Pamela on May 26, 2006

In Reply to: Runs people up the flagpole posted by Annie on May 26, 2006

: Two people at work have said that our boss "runs people up the flagpole" but I don't know what this phrase means. Can anybody help me?

The version I've heard is "Run him up the flagpole and see if anyone salutes". I'm not sure what it means either ... Pamela