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"hang them out to dry"

Posted by R. Berg on June 13, 2001

In Reply to: The origion of "hang them out to dry" posted by ESC on June 12, 2001

: : anyone know the origion of "hang them out to dry"

: Hanging clothes outside on a clothes line in the days before electric dryers.

I'm having a hard time with the idea that there's anybody over age three who's never seen a clothesline.