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Marjoram

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As a pig loves marjoram. Not at all. Lucretius tells us (vi. 974), “Amaricinum fugitat sus,” swine shun marjoram. The proverb is applied in somewhat this way: “How did you like so-and-so?” Ans.: “Well, as a pig loves marjoram.”

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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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