The only way it makes any kind of sense is if you think of the British meaning of pickle -- that is, a "mischevious or troublesome person."But that doesn't seem to fit either. Seriously, what's the deal? Bill Clinton is a reasonably cogent person. He wouldn't just spout gibberish. Somebody, please tell me what this odd phrase means, such that I can start using it myself on appropriate occasions.
Friday, June 18, 2004
'A Pickle Stepping Into History'. I'm still stumped.
I'm apparently not the only one perplexed by President Clinton's weird line. I've gotten about a dozen google hits for variations of the phrase. I see a couple of other sites talking about it too, but so far no definitive answer to "what the hell is he talking about?" Zack offered a suggestion on my last post:
Posted by Jonathan Jenkins Ichikawa at 6/18/2004 09:26:00 AM