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First Drafts of Common Sayings

October 19, 2012


I spent many years studying foreign languages and one of the biggest challenges was making sense of another language’s proverbs, sayings, and idioms. This led me to research the origins of some of English’s most common sayings, and I was surprised to learn many of the versions we know today have undergone several revisions since […]