In Reply to: Use it up... posted by Linda on November 11, 2008 at 10:06:
: What is the origin of "use it up, wear it out, make it do, or do without"?
I did some research on this a while back and used it as a theme for an environmental poster contest. It was used for a World War II poster. http://history1900s.about.com/library/photos/blywwiip211.htm%20The%20only%20origin%20I%20could%20find%20was%20that%20it%20was%20"a New England proverb."