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PostSubject: FYI: What is a soapbox   FYI: What is a soapbox Icon_minitime4/6/2007, 9:05 am

From wikipedia

A soapbox is a raised, improvised platform on which one stands to make an impromptu speech, often about a political subject. The word arises from olden times when speakers would actually stand on a box of soap or a similar item to gain height.

The term is also used metaphorically to describe a person engaging in often flamboyant impromptu or nonofficial public speaking, as in the phrases "He's on his soapbox", or "Get off of your soapbox."

For those of you (Ste) who think it means talking about soap operas lol
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