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Meaning of LIKE KICKING DEAD WHALES DOWN THE BEACH

 
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Describes a slow, difficult, and disgusting process. First popularised by a famous quote about the difficulty of getting work done under one of ibm's mainframe oses. "Well, you *could* write a C compiler in COBOL, but it would be like kicking dead whales down the beach."

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