Archive for January, 2016

The Buck Stops Here

Jan 22 2016

Most men in the early west carried a jack knife made by the Buck knife company. When playing poker it was common…

Iron Clad Contract

Jan 16 2016

This came about from the ironclad ships of the Civil War. It meant something so strong it could not be broken.

Bought the Farm

Jan 05 2016

This is synonymous with dying. During WW1 soldiers were given life insurance policies worth $5,000. This was about the price of an…