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MUNDANE MYSTERIES:  “Close, But No Cigar”

MUNDANE MYSTERIES: “Close, But No Cigar”

Picture it: a 9-year-old kid running an egg-&-spoon race ends up crossing the finish line right behind the winner, before someone pats him on the back & says, “Sorry kid…close, but no cigar”. What do you think that would mean to the kid? Having never heard the saying before, he’d probably think, “Why is my…Read More