Posted by James Briggs on November 23, 2005
In Reply to: Turning over a new leaf posted by Matt on November 23, 2005
: I've been throughthe archives and eiterh I've missed it or I'm the first to ask where the saying "Turning over a new leaf" comes from?
It's merely an analogy to turning a page - a leaf - in a book. It implies a new start to something. It must be as old as books themselves.