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Robbing Peter to pay Paul

Posted by R. Berg on January 27, 2001

In Reply to: Robbing Peter to pay Paul posted by Michael Nelson on January 27, 2001

: I have a bet with someone on who can find the origin of this first. Does anyone have an idea? I've been all over the web with some pretty good sites but can't find the phrase. Anyone?

: thanks,
: Michael

Michael, if you win the bet, are you offering to share your winnings with the person who did the research?