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A bun in the oven

Posted by R. Berg on May 22, 2003

In Reply to: A bun in the Oven posted by Maggie on May 22, 2003

: Does anyone know the origin of the phrase, "A bun in the Oven," which relates to one being pregnant. Thanks.

According to Eric Partridge's book "A Dictionary of Catch Phrases American and British," it dates from about 1910 in the U.K.