Tuesday, July 5, 2011

How Old Do You Think "Pick of the Litter" Is?

This is such a fiercely agricultural term that I was expecting it to go back to Elizabethan times, at least.  And yet oddly enough, I can't find any uses before 1856!

1 comment:

Minicapt said...

Are you certain its usage was not limited to dogs?

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