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Common as Muck

Posted by R. Berg on April 28, 2003

In Reply to: Common as Muck posted by James Briggs on April 28, 2003

: : Does anyone know the orgin of the phrase "common as muck"?

: Certainly well known in the north of England and,now, much wider. Origin? I don't know, but Gary may be able to give a clue.
: Is it used elsewhere in the English speaking world?

It's not familiar to me as a U.S. speaker.