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What is the origin of "rat-race"????

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Asked by cyrus irani, 10 Apr '11 07:34 am
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Two or more rats running across a room to gain and win a piece of Cheese, which is not worth it
Source: ToI 10th Apr
Answered by Shashi LS, 10 Apr '11 10:20 am

 
  
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The term "rat race" comes from the image of two rats spotting a piece of cheese at the other end of the room.
Rat Race evolved out of a comic strip called Joe Rat that appeared in the North Carolina State University student newspaper, "Technician."
Answered by Jaagriti, 10 Apr '11 07:37 am

 
  
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