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Holten: Where did we get all these sayings?

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Have you ever thought about where sayings come from? Phrases like “Can you dig it,” “blood is thicker than water,” “caught red-handed,” “don’t throw the baby out with the bathwater,” and “kick the bucket.”

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We use them every day and we know what they are supposed to mean. But if we knew the origins of some of these sayings, we might be a little bit hesitant to use them.

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