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Author Topic: Something that has always beguiled me in American crime novels is the phrase  (Read 524 times)

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Something that has always beguiled me in American crime novels is the phrase "From the get go" such as "They had had their suspicions right from the get go".

I think I know what it means and that is "from the very start".

But where does the phrase come from? Is it an old phrase? Who made it up? Can anyone explain it?
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