Posted by ESC on January 05, 2000
In Reply to: Re: Phrase and its meaning posted by Bruce Kahl on December 28, 1999
: : Can anybody tell me what "Birds of a feather" or
: : "birds of a feather flock together" means?
: The phrase means that people who share common beliefs, values
and mores will tend to feel most comfortable with each other than
with people who do not share those beliefs.
: Then what about the expression "opposites attract"?
I happened to find this similar phrase, "Tell me with whom you go, and I'll tell you what you are." Recorded distribution: Ontario. From "A Dictionary of American Proverbs" by Wolfgang Mieder & others.