Lighter Side – Origins of Common Myths and Phrases

  • Why did people used to think tomatoes were poisonous?
  • Why do brides carry flowers?
  • Where did the expression “he doesn’t have a pot to pee” in come from?
  • How did the the custom of wakes begin?
  • Why do people say “It’s raining cats and dogs” or “Don’t throw the baby out with the bath water?”

Find the answers to these questions in more with interesting facts about how common myths, traditions, and expressions originated, and how some of them have a grain of truth to them today.

History They Don't Teach In School (Usually, Anyway)

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