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Egyptian PT

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To sleep.

See also Studying For Staff College

Another derogatory term and a hang over from Empire. Egyptian workers would (allegedly) lie in their beds and dream of vigorous exercise and /or work.

On the other hand, of course, it may have nothing to do with Empire at all. Perhaps it simply means to mimic the pose of a dead and recumbent Pharaoh in order to gain some much needed and virtuous rest.

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