"Unring" Not in OED

James Smith jsmithjamessmith at YAHOO.COM
Tue Nov 27 18:10:30 UTC 2007

I've heard the saying about not being able to take
back the ring of a bell, but I don't think I've ever
seen it in print before this discussion.  Prior to
what I've seen here, I think I would have written,
"You cannot un-ring a bell."

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