Posted by Smokey Stover on May 01, 2006
In Reply to: Re: "Pick your poison" posted by ESC on April 28, 2006
: : Hi, We are wondering the origin of the the phrase, "Pick your poison". I am guessing it has something to do with Aristotle but others are guessing it is in reference to Henry VIII
: I'll give it a search. The image I have is a bartender -- pick which poison (alcohol-wise) that you want to drink.
When I get an image of a bartender, he's saying, "Name your poison!" SS