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    Buy a pig in a poke??

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    Maybe a pig is in the bag. It is a big bag.

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    Quote Originally Posted by RonBee
    Maybe a pig is in the bag. It is a big bag.

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    Maybe a baby.
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    really funny!
    thank you guys~
    and what does "Buy a pig in a poke" mean?
    and one more: doomed to failure?

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    A poke is an old term meaning a bag. If you buy a pig in a bag, you don't know what you are getting. It means check before buying.

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    Quote Originally Posted by tdol
    A poke is an old term meaning a bag. If you buy a pig in a bag, you don't know what you are getting. It means check before buying.
    In the old days, it was usually a cat or a skunk. +|

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    I'd prefer a cat.

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    Quote Originally Posted by tdol
    I'd prefer a cat.
    Good choice. :wink:

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    Quote Originally Posted by whisper
    really funny!
    thank you guys~
    and what does "Buy a pig in a poke" mean?
    and one more: doomed to failure?
    If you are doomed to failure that means there is no hope. You are bound to fail.

    :)

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