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Gander (g hard)


What’s sauce for the goose is sauce for the gander. Both must be treated exactly alike. Applesauce is just as good for one as the other. (Anglo-Saxon gós, related to gons and gans. The d and r of gan-a are merely euphonic; the a being the masculine suffix. Thus han-a was the masculine of hen. Latin, anser.)

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Entry taken from Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, edited by the Rev. E. Cobham Brewer, LL.D. and revised in 1895.

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Game is not worth the Candle (The)
Game’s Afoot (The)
Gammer (g hard)
Gammer Gurton’s Needle
Gammon (g hard)
Gammut, or Gamut (g hard)
Gamp (Mrs.)
Gamps and Harrises
Gander (g hard)
Ganelon (g hard)
Ganem (g hard)
Ganesa (g hard)
Gang a-gley (To)
Gang-board, or Gang-way (g hard)
Gang-day (g hard)
Gangway (g hard)
Ganges (The)

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Geese (g hard)
Sauce to the Goose is Sauce to the Gander