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Re: 'Dont try to teach your grandma to suck eggs!'

Posted by Peter gregory on March 04, 2000

In Reply to: 'Dont try to teach your grandma to suck eggs!' posted by Rai on March 03, 2000

: What's the ORIGIN of

: 'Dont try to teach your grandma to suck eggs!'

: Where did that phrase come from.

: thanks

grandma in the 1800 and earlier had no teeth and the possible the only way to have food was either liquids or suck on eggs