GRIND TO A HALT
This spring product has gone out faster than previous years. Now that fertilizer stocks are depleted, many dealers have found themselves, grinding to a halt.
Meaning: Probably just a colloquial phrase that refers to something slowing down and stopping, usually because of a problem
Origin: Thought to be an expression used in milling, though use of this saying in print did not show up until Dec. 1934 inThe Nevada State Journal, long after the milling industries hay day.
Farm Sayings Friday is weekly feature of Yield Starts Here. You might think your grandparents made it up, but that old saying likely goes back many years. In this feature we will figure out who said it first and what it really means! Do you have a well used saying in your family, send to us and we'll feature it in a future blog.
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