Anyone for some humble pie?

To eat Humble pie is an excruciating experience. God knows, over time, I’ve put my foot in my mouth and lived to regret it to the point where I should say I’ve eaten size 9 foot pie.

I don’t know what made me think of that today but I searched around for the origin of the expression and brother, I came up with a doozy of a site. Bottom line, while the rich ate wonderful, big meat pies of all kinds, the servants were making theirs out of guts, hence “humble” pie for the class who ate what their betters wouldn’t.

Check out the origins of Meat Pies : British Food- The Humble Meat Pie

http://uk-ireland-customs-holidays.suite101.com/article.cfm/british_food_the_humble_pie

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