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  1. Get Down! To Brass Tacks, an album by Get Down! To Brass Tacks on Spotify. We and our partners use cookies to personalize your experience, Lost In Syndication. 3. Everybody Else. 4. Silhouette Of A Skyline. 5. Doctor Doctor. 6. With A Bullet.
  2. The phrase to get, or to come, down to brass tacks appeared in American English and means to concern oneself with the essential characteristics of stoneshaperfelharimhelldweller.xyzinfo is first recorded in I have discovered an earlier American-English phrase, to come (right) down to the brass, which meant: – to get to the point, i.e., to get to the essential element of something being discussed.
  3. Nov 01,  · Brass was by far the most popular type of tack or stud used. It could be polished brightly, and the yellow metal retained its color and was immune to rust (unlike iron tacks). Brass or steel-tack shanks were sometimes driven into the rifle or handgun stock, or whatever item was to be adorned.
  4. “Brass tacks,” in this theory, stands for “facts,” which makes perfect sense, but there is a problem. “Get down to brass tacks” is almost certainly a US coinage (it seems to have originated in Texas, in fact), and rhyming slang has never been very popular in the US.
  5. Dec 04,  · When was the last time you used a brass tack? Or even saw one? Probably not recently. So it’s kind of odd that “get down to brass tacks” has become the go-to idiom for cutting through the.
  6. Getting Down to Brass Tacks. November Phil Spangenberger. One of the earliest forms of firearms decoration was the use of metal tacks to embellish the gun stock. Such simple ornamentation can be found on early examples of European matchlocks and wheellocks, the jezails of the Middle East and miquelets of North Africa.
  7. In the trading posts of the old west, the shopkeeper measured out a yard on his wooden counter and inserted two brass thumbtacks. He used this to measure off "yard goods" such as fabrics and rope. So to set the price he first had to get down to brass tacks.
  8. For example, Stop delaying and get down to brass tacks, or We really need to get down to bedrock, or He has a way of getting down to the nitty gritty, or Let's get down to cases. The origin of the first phrase, dating from the late s, is disputed. Some believe it alludes to the brass tacks used under fine upholstery, others that it is.
  9. Jun 06,  · Verb []. get down to brass tacks (idiomatic, chiefly US) To deal with the important details, January 21, , The Tri-Weekly Telegraph, newspaper of Houston, Texas When you come down to brass tacks – if we may be allowed the expression – everybody is governed by selfishness.; , Clifford Odets, Waiting for Lefty That's no answer. Get down to brass tacks.

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