Posted by R. Berg on July 23, 2003
In Reply to: Sweet as a nut posted by Willy on July 23, 2003
: Could someone please settle a lively, and as yet fruitless debate as to the origin of this english phrase. which sort of nut is it a reference to, how is it sweet, and where was it first used and why.....
: Many thanks, in advance....
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