Ruled by the Thumb

Subject: Ruled by the Thumb
From: "Callaghan, Dennis V." <dcallaghan -at- SUNGARD -dot- COM>
Date: Fri, 17 Nov 1995 11:44:42 EST


This discussion of the origins of "rule of thumb" is fascinating, but
can somebody just get an authoritative dictionary of cliches (mine's
at home and I'm at work), THUMB through it, and settle this debate
once and for all?

- Dennis Callaghan
SunGard Capital Markets Inc.
Philadelphia, Pa.
dcallaghan -at- sungard -dot- com

P.S. - My apologies if this sparks a new thread on how authoritative
dictionaries really are.


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