[linux-audio-user] [OT] "The short is off the stick" -- What does that mean?
tech at glastonburymusic.org.uk
Sun Feb 27 10:48:28 EST 2005
This is absolutely the last straw!
Last Saturday 26 February 2005 09:36, james at dis-dot-dat.net was like:
> Hmm. I've never heard of the short end of the stick. I've heard of
> the wrong end of the stick, and the short straw, but this one's new to
Of course this could be chinese whispers. Whole websites have sprung up with
the aim of deciphering lyrics from bands like Can and the Cocteau Twins. What
> Maybe it's an American phrase. The most similar expression I can
> think of over here is getting the sh*tty end of the stick.
I've heard it used in England natively.
> I've just noticed that this post has absolutely nothing useful in it,
> but I'm about to press send anyway.
Me too! ;-)
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