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Thread #18820 Message #2771936
Posted By: Q (Frank Staplin)
23-Nov-09 - 01:34 PM
Thread Name: Origin: Rough and tough and hard to bluff
Subject: RE: Origin: Rough and tough and hard to bluff
Appears in Australia- "Economists, being the rough and tough and hard to bluff people we are..." In a Senate paper, Parliament of Australia.
A couple of websites include the phrase as "something their grandfathers said," but no dates.