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Jun 8, 2013
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Frank: The phrase "pushing the envelope" came into common usage after Tom Wolfe used it in his book "The Right Stuff".
Frank: He was describing test pilots with exceptional courage who were expanding the limits of flight. 
Frank: Ernie wants to become a test pilot and people ask me if he has the right stuff. 
Frank: Unfortunately, his level of courage can best be described by saying...
Frank: ...Ernie is unable to push the envelope because he's terrified of getting a paper-cut!
Jun 10, 2013
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