favorite idioms: The Jig is Up

Tuesday, April 27, 2010

The Jig is Up

I'm referring to Goldman Sachs, but you might be thinking dancing as in lively end of the dance and you have to pay the fiddler for his music. Not really the total meaning. Jig in Elizabethan England was a word for a trick or joke upon someone. In 1940's Americana i"jig" is a racial slur referring... Sign in to see full entry.

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