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beating a dead horse

 
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A robotics forum (chief delphi) has this icon:


Rehashing a topic isn't often a problem here. Although there is the inevitable "is Java dying" thread. Although with us, the facts sometimes change so it is worth discussing.

Anyway, with the Ranch theme, I wanted to share the icon.
 
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In Dutch the saying is "aan een dood paard trekken" = "to pull on a dead horse".

There's also "oude koeien uit de sloot halen" = "to take an old cow out of the ditch".

They mean more or less the same thing: to reiterate on something that has been concluded already, or to get back to something from the past that has already been discussed to death.
 
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Jesper de Jong wrote:[,,,], or to get back to something from the past that has already been discussed to death.

oh, you mean like the new Coke discussion? (couldn't resist)

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