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One man's meat is another man's poison

Posted by Mark HH on May 13, 2009 at 08:44

My query is regarding the source of the numerous varieties of the following phrase: 'One man's meat is another man's poison'. I know there are whole host of alternatives for the 'meat'/'poison' [subjects] but what is the real source and history of this/these phrases? Or have I not looked far enough back in your records?!