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sword of damocles

  • n  a constant and imminent peril
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  • Idaho's Big Bang Theory: Safe? Sane? Really?
    The Greek legend of the Sword of Damocles tells of a commoner switching places with the king, only to find the titular sword hanging precariously above the throne. The lesson?… [ Read more ] [ Subscribe to the comments on this story ]
    July 1, 2013 - Boise Weekly

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