phrases, sayings, idioms and expressions at

Phrases, Sayings and Idioms Home > Discussion Forum

Re: A change is as good as a rest

Posted by Victoria S Dennis on December 02, 2008 at 19:16

In Reply to: A change is as good as a rest posted by Delphine on December 02, 2008 at 11:12:

: Can anyone tell me where the saying 'a change is as good as a rest' comes from and what it means?

It's just a proverb; not a very old one as it is first recorded about 100 years ago. What it means is exactly what it says: that having a change of activity is as good as having a rest.(VSD)