Posted by R. Berg on November 13, 2002
In Reply to: Re: sands of time posted by Laura M on November 13, 2002
: Does anyone know of the origin of the phrase, the 'sands of time'? If you do, please email me with an answer or any possible web links to things about it. Thanx.
The reference is most likely to sand falling in an hourglass. I don't know when it originated.