high cotton

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The best of times; a time of well being.

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  • The term "high cotton" or "tall cotton" originates from the rural farming community in the antebellum South when "high cotton" meant that the crops were good and the prices, were, too. The term has generalized to mean one is doing well or is successful.
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Submitted on September 01, 2009

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