"Milk in the Coconut"

Posted by Masakim on March 04, 2003

In Reply to: "Milk in the Coconut" posted by S. on March 04, 2003

: Any idea as to the meaning and origin of the phrase "milk in the coconut"? I think it might be similar to "proof in the pudding" but I can't be sure.

: Thanks for any information.

Milk in the coconut, The. A puzzling fact; a mystery. The contents of the coconut are not known until it is cracked open. The expression is of American origin.
From Brewer's Dictionary of Phrase and Fable by Adrian Room