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Goose and gander

Posted by Rur42 on April 04, 2003

In Reply to: Goose and gander posted by steve miller on April 04, 2003

No but......
What is sauce for the goose may be sauce for the gander but is not necessarily sauce for the chicken, the duck, the turkey or the guinea hen.
ATTRIBUTION: The Alice B Toklas Cookbook

: Does anyone know the origin of the phrase "What is good for the goose is good for the gander." Its meaning seems obvious to me, but I can find nothing on its origin.

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