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Re: [Czechlist] Phrase: The buck stops..

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  • Terminus Technicus
    I see, that was my original translation, I guessed it from the context more or less, was just curious where it came from and didn t spend enough time
    Message 1 of 6 , Oct 26, 2006
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      I see, that was my original translation, I guessed it from the context more
      or less, was just curious where it came from and didn't spend enough time
      researching.

      Thanks again

      M
      ----- Original Message -----
      From: "James Kirchner" <jpklists@...>
      To: <Czechlist@yahoogroups.com>
      Sent: Thursday, October 26, 2006 3:48 AM
      Subject: Re: [Czechlist] Phrase: The buck stops..


      > Today, when people are passing the buck, they're passing on the
      > blame. If the buck stops with the president of the US or the CIO of
      > a company, that means that there is no one higher than him at whom he
      > can point the finger or to whom he can pass the blame for his own
      > failings.
      >
      > Jamie
      >
      > On Oct 25, 2006, at 12:54 PM, Terminus Technicus wrote:
      >
      > > Thanks Valerie and Melvyn,
      > >
      > > rispekt as always, so the sentence should read:
      > >
      > > ... if the responsibility stops with the CIO...?
      > >
      > > However, if the buck stops with the CIO - and it
      > > > does - then there is no need to panic.
      > >
      > > Thanks again
      > >
      > > Matej
      > >
      > >
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