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#406 - 03/17/00 01:54 PM "Rosie O'Grady and the Colonel's Lady"  
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I've come across this expression in a book and also in the movie "Grosse Point Blank." Anyone know its origin/meaning? Thanks.

#407 - 03/17/00 10:13 PM Re: "Rosie O'Grady and the Colonel's Lady"  
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It is a slight misquote, but it is from Rudyard Kipling's poem (if ppl will permit me to refer to Kipling's verse as poetry ) The Ladies: "For the Colonel's lady and Judy O'Grady are sisters under their skins".

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