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Origin of saying teach Granny to eat eggs?

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Asked by Sanjiv Grewal, 23 Aug '13 12:21 pm
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The origins of the phrase are not clear. The OED and others] suggests that it comes from a translation in 1707, by J. Stevens, of Francisco de Quevedo (Spanish author):
Answered by manoharkhanna, 23 Aug '13 12:25 pm

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