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    To die with ones boots on

    OK, I have heard conflicting explanations on this one. Could anyone help me with the origins and meanings of it? I will share the views I have collected once I've seen what people here think. Cheers

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    #2

    Re: To die with ones boots on

    I heard it was from cowboys in the Wild West.

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    Re: To die with ones boots on

    This may be of some help, a forum reply to the same query:
    http://forum.maidenfans.com/lofivers...php/t4332.html

    Here is the "boot" entry, also explaining the meaning of the word in different idioms: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Boot


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    Re: To die with ones boots on

    lol... that's me on the link that you have found. notice the same nickname... It was the first thread I made dealing with this idiom. Thanks anyway...

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    Re: To die with ones boots on

    Oh .. Sorry, I didn't pay attention to the nicknames

    But it looks like quite a comprehensive explanation there on that thread, doesn't it? I also didn't know about this idiom, so it was useful for me too

    Cheers

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