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  1. #1
    Unregistered Guest

    Default the phrase 'same old 7 and 6'

    I'd like to know the root/true meaning of the term 'the same old 7 and 6'

    thanks

    Julie Reid
    Last edited by Red5; 09-Dec-2004 at 20:07. Reason: Removed Email Address

  2. #2
    Nahualli Guest

    Default Re: the phrase 'same old 7 and 6'

    Wow..I've never heard that expression before. I'm interested now.

    -Nah-

  3. #3
    AintFoolin Guest

    Default Re: the phrase 'same old 7 and 6'

    http://www3.telus.net/jennybr/origins.html#seven

    "Unfortunately for you," he wrote, "the expression - which is as old as the hills - is 'The same old seven and six' which add up to the unlucky number of thirteen. Hence when you ask someone 'How are things?' and the answer is 'The same old seven and six,' it means
    No luck!"

    edit: I'd never heard it either
    Last edited by AintFoolin; 09-Dec-2004 at 20:02.

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