And you thought Jiminy Cricket was just a grasshopper…Nope. It was a way to avoid saying Jesus Christ.
This is why I love learning about words, phrases, and origins. All of hip hop has heard of “Ride or Die” but where did that phrase come from?  The answer is a noble one. You can find out this and other fascinating word history in today’s pick: The Facts on File Encyclopedia of Word Phrases and Origins
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