shoot the moon
jsmithjamessmith at YAHOO.COM
Sat Jun 24 13:10:40 UTC 2000
I learned "Shoot the moon", meaning taking all the
tricks, in the game of Hearts.
--- Gerald Cohen <gcohen at UMR.EDU> wrote:
> I have received a query about the gambling
> expression "shoot the moon"
> (go for broke, shoot the works). Would anyone know
> its origin?
> Is it perhaps a blend of "shoot for the moon"
> and "shoot the works"?
> ----Gerald Cohen
> gcohen at umr.edu
James D. SMITH |If history teaches anything
SLC, UT |it is that we will be sued
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|or slowly and cautiously.
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