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Darken your door

Posted by Pamela on November 17, 2007

In Reply to: Darken your door posted by Victoria S Dennis on November 14, 2007

: : : What does this sentence mean? "No one will ever darken your door again, for sometimes, time can not heal all wounds and peoples live with self pity."

: : Nobody will visit you.

: The point being that somebody standing in your doorway blocks out the light, and therefore "darkens the door" as they come through. (VSD)

The version in my family was "darken your doorstep", but this is not nearly as popular. I've also noticed there are many people using "darken your doorstop" on google, which makes no sense to me at all. Pamela