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Or "Like the previous ones, this one will also try to please everybody"?
by polderjongen on Thu Sep 27th, 2007 at 05:16:45 AM EST
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Yes, that is the meaning. But the idiom literally means [alternately shoveling] a [load] of lime and a [load] of sand.

We have met the enemy, and it is us — Pogo
by Migeru (migeru at eurotrib dot com) on Thu Sep 27th, 2007 at 05:23:07 AM EST
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Welcome to the cooperative world of European Tribune,  polderjongen!

Hope to see around for more comments and diaries...

"Dieu se rit des hommes qui se plaignent des conséquences alors qu'ils en chérissent les causes" Jacques-Bénigne Bossuet

by Melanchthon on Thu Sep 27th, 2007 at 06:04:57 AM EST
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Thank you. I hope I will be able to contribute more.
by polderjongen on Thu Sep 27th, 2007 at 12:41:13 PM EST
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