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What’s What

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He knows what’s what. He is a shrewd fellow not to be imposed on. One of the senseless questions of logic was “Quid est quid?

“He knew what’s what, and that’s as high

As metaphysic wit can fly.”


Butler: Hudibras, part i. canto 1.

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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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