Jacobs join

Posted by Bookworm on December 17, 2003

In Reply to: Jacobs join posted by sue astin on December 17, 2003

: Can anyone tell me where the phrase 'Jacobs join' comes from

I believe that the phrase is "Jacob's joy" Here's a link to the discussion, but I don't know if an origin was found. I suggested at the time that it may be a biblical reference.