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Rocks in his rucksack

Posted by Ssmokey Stover on August 27, 2008 at 03:41

In Reply to: Rocks in his rucksack posted by Geraldine on August 26, 2008 at 15:17:

: Can you give me the meaning of "he has no rocks in his rucksack" or "He has rocks in his rucksack"?

I'd like a little more context. I've never heard of this as some kind of aphorism. When I've heard the latter, it is in connection with that childish but devilish practice of putting rocks into someone's knapsack or rucksack as they are out hiking, preferably up a mountain trail. The purpose, obviously, is sabotage, making the individual work far harder than necessary. Many people will remember this practice from the remake, with Lindsay Lohan, of the movie, The Parent Trap.