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Posted by Tomar on February 24, 2000

In Reply to: WHEN PIGS FLY posted by bryan schuetz on February 24, 2000

: Where does this old saying come from...Any ideas?

: When pigs fly

No idea towards when it was originated, but it doesn't "come from" anything, it's just a way of saying never. Pigs will never fly. Simple as that. Although I'll bet Bruce Kahl will jump in and prove me completely wrong with some publication excerpt!

See also: the meaning and origin of 'when pigs fly'.