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The Upsetting Origins Of Everyday Sayings



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Information:

“20 Surprising Origins Of Popular Sayings”, BuzzFeed
http://www.buzzfeed.com/adamellis/20-surprising-origins-of-popular-sayings

“The Bizarre History of 10 Common Sayings”, CRACKED
http://www.cracked.com/article_16108_the-bizarre-history-10-common-sayings.html

“Pleased As Punch”, World Wide Words
http://www.worldwidewords.org/qa/qa-ple1.htm

“25 Common Sayings And Where They Came From”, List25
http://list25.com/25-common-sayings-and-where-they-came-from/

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