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“The cold shoulder?”

Fun Phrase Friday……

Have you ever given someone “The cold shoulder?”

Meaning: A rude way of telling someone he isn’t welcome.

History: Although giving someone the cold shoulder today is considered rude, it was actually regarded as a polite gesture in medieval England.

After a feast, the host would let his guests know it was time to leave by giving them a cold piece of meat from the shoulder of beef, mutton, or pork.

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