"Brass Ring"

James Harbeck jharbeck at SYMPATICO.CA
Mon Aug 17 22:16:52 UTC 2009

Our own Michael Quinion has a suitable set of info on it:


It's just as I had always thought -- a reference to the brass ring
you try to grab for a prize while on the merry-go-round at the fair.

James Harbeck.

The American Dialect Society - http://www.americandialect.org

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