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"The cheese is getting binding"

Posted by Ward Fredericks on October 13, 2003

When tension mounts, and the outcome of an activity may not be what has been desired, Americans say "the cheese is getting binding". While the notion of the digestive effects of eating too much cheese is curious, it would be interesting to find how this particular expression got started...........