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Stick to your ribs

Posted by Victoria S Dennis on September 23, 2010 at 16:44

In Reply to: Stick to your ribs posted by Jenny on September 23, 2010 at 16:04:

: Does anyone know the origin of the expression "stick to your ribs"?

It's a folk saying, expressing the idea that a meal or a foodstuff makes your stomach feel full for a long time after eating it. It isn't a quotation from anybody famous. (VSD)