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    Smile Good for what ails ya=?


    Get your haggis right here! Chopped heart and lungs boiled in a wee sheep's stomach! Tastes as good as it sounds! Good for what ails ya!
    Q1: Good for what ails ya!=?

    Q2: Is it an usual phrase for promoting food, especially in the ad?

    Thanks!

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    Re: Good for what ails ya=?

    "Good for what ails you (ya)" means that whatever is being offered to eat or drink will cure any ills you may have.

    Traditionally this expression is used when you're being offered something unappetizing, or something that tastes bad or too strong. For example, if you don't usually drink alcohol and someone gives you a glass of moonshine whiskey, you'll probably cough and choke after the first sip. The other person will then encourage you to keep on drinking, no matter how bad it is: "Go ahead, drink it down, it's good for what ails ya."

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    Smile Re: Good for what ails ya=?

    It's interesting. Ouisch, thank you so much!

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