"When the going gets tough, …"

Arnold Zwicky zwicky at STANFORD.EDU
Fri Apr 12 15:44:21 UTC 2013

"the tough get going". This proverb figures in a posting on a Zippy cartoon, here:

in that posting, i quote Wikipedia speculations about the source.  i can't at the moment locate my copy of the Dictionary of Modern Proverbs, so i don't know if it's in there.  anyone have the skinny on the proverb?


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