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Old November 26 2012, 01:54 PM   #142
Retu
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Location: Finland
Re: Sayings that you hate now

I don't like the phrase "in the long run", especially since it has been adopted to Finnish language by translating it literally. Now when someone uses that phrase in Finnish it conjures up an image of someone running a marathon.
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