[LMB] COC Chapter 24 - Reunion and Union

Sylvia McIvers sylviamcivers at gmail.com
Thu Sep 3 23:21:20 BST 2015


> > Next morning, Caz is awakened by Palli, who informs him, "Bastard's
> > demons, Caz, you look like death on a trencher." (That line always
> > makes me laugh.)
>

Today we have the phrase 'death on a platter' which means about the same
thing - except that a platter is not edible and a trencher is, so the other
phrase - so hungry I could eat the plate - once made sense.

Sylvia


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