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Fun Phrase Friday: Bring Home The Bacon

Happy Friday!

This weeks fun phrase is “Bring Home the Bacon”

Meaning: To arrive with something of value-a prize or one’s pay.
You have a choice of bacon here. It could be the “Dunmow flitch” a side of bacon awarded annually at Dunmow, England to any married couple who swore they lived together harmoniously during the past year; the custom was recorded as early as 1362. Or the bacon could be the greased pig that once figured so prominently in American fairs;if you caught it, you could take it home.

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