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Fun Fact January 21, 2021.

21 January 2021


Ready for an odd idiom?  Have you ever heard “you can’t pluck feathers off a bald chicken?”  Neither had I, until I did a quick internet search.  And you know what, this wasn’t even the weirdest one that popped up!  It’s a Dutch saying that means you can’t get money from someone who has none or you can’t get blood from a stone.  I’m not Dutch, but here goes; van een kale kip kan je geen veren pluken.  I was trying to channel the Swedish Chef off the Muppets, but that’s Swedish, not Dutch.  It may be easier to pluck feathers off a bald chicken than try to say the idiom in it’s native language.  My apologies to any of you who are of Dutch heritage. 

Fun Fact January 21, 2021.
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