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    Idiom-what is the origin

    What is the origin of "colder than a witch's ..............

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    Re: Idiom-what is the origin

    A very cold witch.


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    Re: Idiom-what is the origin

    If you search you will find a number of possible origins, but they all come down to the same thing - it is ******* cold, so cold that the mercury in the thermometer has frozen.

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