Date: Fri, 14 Nov 1997 23:35:51 -0600 From: "Donald M. Lance" Subject: Re: Is "quit, quit now" a catchphrase? >>> Quit, quit now.... >> >>I rather suspect the writer in his last words, 'Quit, quit now', may be >>jokingly alluding to a certain phrase popular in the States (current in >>anti-smoking campaigns?) Any clue? The echoes of this phrase in my head are of a parent correcting children who are misbehaving, or a child telling another to stop doing something that is annoying. Not quite a saying like "Cease and desist!"