phrases, sayings, idioms and expressions at

Home | Search the phrases.org.uk website Search | Discussion Forum Home|

Re: Found under a gooseberry bush

Posted by Victoria S Dennis on December 15, 2010 at 19:25

In Reply to: Found under a gooseberry bush posted by Philip on December 15, 2010 at 18:52:

: What is the origin of phrase "found under a gooseberry bush"?

"Gooseberry bush" was a 19th-century slang term for pubic hair. Go figure, as they say! (VSD)