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Heard It Through The Grapevine

Posted by Kwannon on June 16, 2003

In Reply to: Heard It Through The Grapevine posted by Becky on June 12, 2003

: Does anyone know where the phrase "heard it through the grapevine" came from?
: Thanks!

Followup: Take a look at the shape of a basic T-shaped support for both a grapevine and for a telegraph/telephone wires. My bet is that I am not the first to notice the strong similarity.Also, I'll bet that the T-shaped supports originally looked even more alike than they do today.