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Two birds in a wet farm field today, So. Central PA

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6 minutes ago, Quiscalus quiscula said:

This is the second time I've been confused by this. What does it mean, exactly, to 'die on a hill' ???

"An allusion to the military practice of capturing/holding a hill (high ground), no matter the cost or (lack of) benefit [...] Usually used in the negative, as in "I strongly disagree with their decision, but it's not a hill I'm willing to die on" [...]"


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