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Re: When and where the last professional slingers?
Reply #30 - Jan 4th, 2012 at 4:03pm
 
Well my money. Lays with the modern day day Palestinians who may be hurling rocks at the. U.s soon but about. The phrase mud slinging. What is its orgin
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Re: When and where the last professional slingers?
Reply #31 - Jan 5th, 2012 at 7:39pm
 
Early in his political career, Lincoln was challenged to a duel by one of his political opponents, he said he would accept if the weapons were corn stalks  daubed in mud at ten paces.  That is the story I have heard we get the term "mud slinging" from.
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