Craziest Origins Of Common Sayings

A good rule of thumb when thinking about an old expression is to assume it has a bizarre origin. By and large, these quirky sayings are rooted in ancient times or outdated ways of life. Learning their backstories could poison the well for you ever plan using these phrases again, but they’re so interesting that it’s usually worthwhile to bite the bullet and find out where they come from. The next time you want to break the ice at a party, remember and share the stories of these crazy euphemisms.
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