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Wed Sep 22 10:53:24 CDT 2010
On 22 Sep 2010 at 9:46, Jeff Walther wrote:
> My experience is that most folks don't know what one means when one
> uses an expression about sucking eggs. I thought everyone knew the,
> "Don't teach your grandmother..." expression, but apparently
> familiarity with it is kind of rare. At least around here.
...and here I thought that everyone knew how to suck eggs. (a small
hole in the opposite end of the shell to admit air makes the job much
easier). Of course, with factory-farmed eggs, the risk of salmonella
is always a factor. Bet my grandma didn't know about that one.
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