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    Golden goose

    meaning?

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    Re: Golden goose

    The golden goose is something that is very proifitable. If people kill the goose that laid the golden egg, they do something that isn't very profitable and destroy something that is.


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    Re: Golden goose

    Comes from a children's nursery rhyme

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