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Re: If the shoe fits, wear it- Origin?

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'.