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Thread #18820   Message #3032347
Posted By: GUEST,Heather
14-Nov-10 - 11:09 PM
Thread Name: Origin: Rough and tough and hard to bluff
Subject: RE: Origin: Rough and tough and hard to bluff
Wow, that's a great version, Mark -- it seems stories with bad puns are universal! Ha!

Joe, my mother was raised in Iowa, and what with Erv being a Chicagoan, there may be a Midwestern origin for this phrase....but I guess we may never know!

Heather