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Take It With A Gain Of Salt

Happy Friday!
This weeks fun phrase is ” Take it with a grain of salt”

Meaning: Be skeptical; examine it ( a statement or idea) carefully before you accept it.

History: The thought seems to be that a bit of salt makes food easier to swallow. It is old enough to have a Latin version.One of John Trapp’s commentaries on the Bible in 1647 carried the line: “This is to be taken with a grain of salt.”

 

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