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Re: "Milk in the Coconut"

Posted by Masakim on March 04, 2003

In Reply to: "Milk in the Coconut" posted by S. on March 04, 2003

: Any idea as to the meaning and origin of the phrase "milk in the coconut"? I think it might be similar to "proof in the pudding" but I can't be sure.

: Thanks for any information.

Milk in the coconut, The. A puzzling fact; a mystery. The contents of the coconut are not known until it is cracked open. The expression is of American origin.
From _Brewer's Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, 16th Edition_ by Adrian Room