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Default Mortgage market or hoisted with one's own petard?

September 24th, 2009, 20:04
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It's a gunpowder bomb used to breach walls in siege warfare. Getting hoisted with your own petard means having one of those things blow up in your face.

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"For tis the sport to have the enginer Hoist with his owne petar".
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And Old Willie is rolling over in his grave!!

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