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"Pick your poison"

Posted by ESC on April 28, 2006

In Reply to: "Pick your poison" posted by Isabel on April 28, 2006

: Hi, We are wondering the origin of the the phrase, "Pick your poison". I am guessing it has something to do with Aristotle but others are guessing it is in reference to Henry VIII

I'll give it a search. The image I have is a bartender -- pick which poison (alcohol-wise) that you want to drink.