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    going great guns

    I know the meaning, but I'd like to know the origin of the phrase "going great guns". I have been unable to find it online .... they just keep giving me the definition and examples of the words.

    Thank you, Elaine

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    Re: going great guns


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    Re: going great guns

    Cool site, corum.
    I'm not a teacher, but I write for a living. Please don't ask me about 2nd conditionals, but I'm a safe bet for what reads well in (American) English.

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    Re: going great guns

    Quote Originally Posted by Barb_D View Post
    Cool site, corum.
    Did you not know this site before?

    A Phrase A Week

    http://www.phrases.org.uk/meanings/minced-oath.html

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