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Thread #18820   Message #2888278
Posted By: Artful Codger
16-Apr-10 - 08:37 PM
Thread Name: Origin: Rough and tough and hard to bluff
Subject: RE: Origin: Rough and tough and hard to bluff
To me, "rough and tough and hard to bluff" reminds me of cowboy boasts like "I'm a wild wolf and it's my night to howl!"

Knew a little girl who used to say, "I'm rough and tough and ladylike."