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Re: Won't get the baby a new bonnet

Posted by ESC on August 11, 2008 at 07:53

In Reply to: Won't get the baby a new bonnet posted by Bryan on August 10, 2008 at 13:30:

: What is the origin of the phrase, 'This, (or that), won't get the baby a new bonnet'?

There is a phrase used before a gambler tosses the dice. Baby needs a new pair of shoes. Maybe this is a variation.