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Old 08-02-2005, 04:44 PM
rfgdxm is offline
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Originally Posted by Bippy the Beardless
Can't find the origin in a quick online search, but must say my memory goes back way before 1985 and I am not aware of any time I did not know of this phraise.
Same here, and I was born in 1961. I suspect it is as charizard suggested: this is an idea that goes way, way back, and no specific origin could be found. For those intent on searching this, remember obvious variations like "...but someone has to do it."