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Re: You can count on it

Posted by Joe on February 25, 2009 at 18:28

In Reply to: You can count on it posted by Allen Archie on February 25, 2009 at 16:33:

: I was wondering about the origin of the phrase "You can count on it".

It is a French Idiom and Figurative Phrase

Vous pouvez y compter 'You can count on it'.

Common in the early to mid 1700's but only in French, British American usage early 1800's often in literature, and then often a French novel.

To locate origin will require French language skill.