Where did "Cut off your nose to spite your face" come from?

Bonnie gives you the surprising origins of many popular phrases you use and have no idea how they started!  For instance, where did the phrase "cut off your nose to spite your face" come from? ... or "peeping Tom"?  Hear this and more here...

 

Plus, “Stealing Your Thunder” - A playwright in 1709 figured out a way to mimic thunder sounds for his play, but after it closed, a production of “Macbeth” stole his ideas, and he reportedly complained, “They will not let my play run, but they steal my thunder.” and

Blonde Bombshell – The expression originated from the 1933 Jean Harlow film “Bombshell,” with ads for the film describing the actress as a “blonde bombshell of filmdom.”

Tomorrow on Van and Bonnie, Karen Fragale will be joining us in the studio to tell us about a PHun Trivia Night for Pulmonary Hypertension!  And, we'll give you four more chances to win $1,000!

Enjoy the sunshine today!

Bonnie

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