Air out

Posted by ESC on June 06, 2007

In Reply to: Air out posted by Brad Holt on June 06, 2007

: "Let it air out" - phrase origin or why people believe they should remove bandages at night when sleeping, etc.

Guessing: its origin is the notion that air, especially outdoor air, is healthful. People would "air out" their homes following a winter of being closed up inside.