Things will work out/We'll find out the truth sooner or later - and there's no point worrying about it now.
This expression alludes to the power of washing to restore the appearance of clothes to their original state.
It must be said that this expression doesn't ring true in our house where, after a few washes, everything seems to have a uniform gray tinge about it!
The earliest recorded use of this sentiment is in Don Quixote by Miguel de Cervantes (1605):
'All will away in the bucking.'
To 'buck' cloth was to steep it in lye as a form of bleaching.
Discover your next great read here
It is among the commonplaces of education that we often first cut off the living root and then try to replace its ...
Click Here to find out who said this, as well as discovering other famous literary quotes!
Solve this clue:
and be entered to win..
Visitors can view some of BookBrowse for free. Full access is for members only.
Your guide toexceptional books
BookBrowse seeks out and recommends books that we believe to be best in class. Books that will whisk you to faraway places and times, that will expand your mind and challenge you -- the kinds of books you just can't wait to tell your friends about.