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Do you "know your onions"? #226358
02/01/17 12:25 PM
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"Knows their onions" is a phrase I've not heard for some time; perhaps it's a little old fashioned these days.
Is it used much outside the UK?

Re: Do you "know your onions"? [Re: Swiftie] #226360
02/01/17 04:46 PM
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I personally have never heard of it, but,

WELCOME


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Re: Do you "know your onions"? [Re: LukeJavan8] #226361
02/01/17 04:56 PM
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Recognize it, but never particularly associated it with any location in particular...

Re: Do you "know your onions"? [Re: wofahulicodoc] #226366
02/02/17 02:15 AM
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I hadn't heard this idiom before, but had a nice time exploring it. Thank you. A bit paradoxical as I wonder how to know thyself with a beginners mind. Ogres have layers. Does it have anything to do with

http://kundaliniandcelltowers.com/parable-of-the-onion.html


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