Go for the brass ring

Bethany K. Dumas dumasb at UTKUX.UTCC.UTK.EDU
Wed Apr 7 13:40:54 UTC 2004

On Wed, 7 Apr 2004, Michael Quinion wrote:

>One of my subscribers has asked a simple question that has stumped my
>reference books: "When people go for the brass ring, what exactly are
>they going for? Why is a brass ring a symbol of success?" None of my

The brass ring referred to is the one on the old merry-go-round or
calliope, isn't it?


More information about the Ads-l mailing list