Posted by Bookworm on December 09, 2003
In Reply to: ... or trumpet? posted by ESC on December 09, 2003
: : : Hi! I was hoping you could tell me what this means, and where the phrase came from...thanks - Sax
: : ...and is this just a variation of 'blow your own trumpet' - which is the version I'm familiar with?
: "Blow your own horn" means brag on yourself.
I'm from the Midwestern United States and I would have said "brag *about* yourself". Is "brag on (oneself)" strictly Southern?