Your on the threshold
Posted by James Briggs on September 21, 2004
In Reply to: Your on the threshold posted by Kristy Hibbert on September 21, 2004
: I was wondering if anybody knew the meaning and origin of the phrase, 'your on the threshold'
OED online says:
. noun 1 a strip of wood or stone forming the bottom of a doorway and crossed on entering a house or room. 2 a level or point at which something would start or cease to happen or come into effect.
- ORIGIN Old English, related to THRESH (in the sense 'tread').
- Your on the threshold ESC 21/September/04