We have another similar expression, also here in Michigan, "From overalls
to overalls in three generations"
I have seen more than a few favorite sons make this transition.
At 10:09 AM 6/1/02 +0800, you wrote:
>someone asked for this last week, i think, and i just ran across a cartoon
>about it that i clipped from the paper a while ago:
>"I must study politics and war so that my sons can study mathematics,
>commerce and agriculture, so that their sons can study painting, poetry,
>music, and architecture, so that their sons can watch WWF Smackdown, Jerry
>Springer and Jackass on television."
>linda in michigan