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    #1

    get off

    Hi

    A singer wrote a song and said there is some vanity in there because he put two of his own aphorisms as if they were the wisdom of the world, and then says: It's a terrible cheat as a writer but I'd love to get one of them off.

    I understand he's saying that these two aphorisms sound as if he cheated someone, probably he shouldn't have written them, but then he says: I'd love to get one of them off. - what does it mean?

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    #2

    Re: get off

    Get one off on the path towards becoming an accepted saying???

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