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  1. gertienel@aol.com
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    where does the frase " off to the salt mines" come from?


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    Re: frase

    Quote Originally Posted by gertienel@aol.com View Post
    where does the phrase " off to the salt mines" come from?
    Sending a person to work in the salt mines was a punishment in Roman times, and more recently in Germany and Russia.

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