Fun Fact March 31, 2021.
31 March 2021
Today’s Fun Fact is not a cock and bull story! What does a cock and a bull have in common? According the My English Routine dot come, they both have a story, albeit an improbable one. This idiom has been around since the 1600s and still being used today. There are a bunch of sources credited for the origin of this expression: one involves two inns; one called The Cock and the other The Bull, where people trade stories that become more and more unlikely. Whatever the origin is, it’s most likely another cock and bull story!