Posted by ESC on January 30, 2000
In Reply to: What's the origin? posted by Vincent Jackson on January 30, 2000
: Does anyone actually know the origin of the popular phrase "Stop Cold Turkey"? I know it is used to mean a sudden and complete stop, as to "Stop smoking cold turkey" or to "Stop eating red meat cold turkey," but I don't know how and when it was started. Any guesses?
TALKING TURKEY -- "