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The Bizarre History of 10 Common Sayings

Where did the term 'Busting Chops come from? What does 'rule of thumb' mean? You may think you know the answers but Cracked recently attempted to separate the fact from fiction and their findings may surprise you.

The Bizarre History of 10 Common Sayings

Article contains some NSFW language.

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NSFW language? I can understand images being NSFW, but what kind of uptight place do you need to be working at for individual words to be a problem?
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