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Re: Salad days

Posted by Smokey Stover on April 21, 2005

In Reply to: Salad days posted by Beverly on April 21, 2005

: Does the phrase "my salad days" refer only to youth or circumstances?

Acc. to the OED, your salad days would be your days "of youthful inexperience." Its earlies citation: 1606 SHAKES. Ant. & Cl. I. v. 73 My *Sallad dayes, When I was greene in iudgement, cold in blood. SS