Wednesday, April 05, 2006

Cliché: work your fingers to the bone

(re-entered for 04.05.06)

Meaning: Work extremely hard.
Origins and meanings.
Rewrite 1: work the
prints off your fingers
Rewrite 2: work the
heel off your foot
Rewrite 3: run the
treadn3 off your tires
Rewrite 4: work the
handsn3a off your clock

Comment: This is about showing definitive results from extreme effort.

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