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The meaning and origin of the expression: All one to me

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It's all one to me

What's the meaning of the phrase 'All one to me'?

Portrait of William ShakespeareAn indifference as to the choice between options; one thing is as good as another.

What's the origin of the phrase 'All one to me'?

From Shakespeare's Troilus and Cressida, 1606:

PANDARUS:
Because she's kin to me, therefore she's not so fair
as Helen: an she were not kin to me, she would be as
fair on Friday as Helen is on Sunday. But what care
I? I care not an she were a black-a-moor; 'tis all one to me.

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