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Re: Tell me who your friends are

Posted by Victoria S Dennis on January 15, 2011 at 17:52

In Reply to: Tell me who your friends are posted by Niles Day on January 15, 2011 at 10:48:

: What is the origin of "Tell me who your friends are, I'll tell you who you are"?

It's a snowclone of a famous quotation by the 18th-19th century French gastronome Brillat-Savarin, "Tell me what you eat, and I will tell you what you are." (VSD)