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    Cold Turkey

    One idiom that does not grow on me is a "Cold Turkey"
    I can see why this or that idiom was invented and used but "Cold Turkey" !!!
    I know the meaning - quitting smoking or any addiction cold turkey...I can't feel it...why particularly that?
    Anyone has an idea?

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    Re: Cold Turkey

    Quote Originally Posted by clare
    One idiom that does not grow on me is a "Cold Turkey"
    I can see why this or that idiom was invented and used but "Cold Turkey" !!!
    I know the meaning - quitting smoking or any addiction cold turkey...I can't feel it...why particularly that?
    Anyone has an idea?
    You will find the entire explanation here:

    http://www.businessballs.com/clichesorigins.htm

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    Re: Cold Turkey

    it's great, thanks


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    Re: Cold Turkey

    WOW! Thanks

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    Re: Cold Turkey

    Quote Originally Posted by clare
    WOW! Thanks
    You are welcome guys!

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