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shut up and color

shut up and color
 v. phr.— «Despite the fact that Julia qualified as an “exceptional family member,” the Air Force isn’t budging on her father’s retirement request, which he submitted last month. They want him to report to the base in Barksdale, La., at the end of April, period. As they say in the military, shut up and color.» —“Speaking of rules, regulations and reality” by Bill Handleman Asbury Park Press (New Jersey) Mar. 25, 2007. (source: Double-Tongued Dictionary)

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