Posted by James Briggs on February 07, 2001
In Reply to: If the shoe fits, wear it- Origin? posted by Philip on February 07, 2001
: What is the origin of this phrase?
Can't help, except to say that in the UK the saying is 'if the cap fits, wear it'. It's use is clear and I guess it's centuries old.
See also: the meaning and origin of 'If the shoe fits'.