S. Worthen (owlfish) wrote,
S. Worthen

Phrase origins

I could tell you about orientation in Canterbury, a trip to the Good's Shed, dinner with ladymoonray and swisstone somewhere in the countryside near Tonbridge, or all about today's adventures with water and wood, but instead (and it being late), I have a question from printperson to pass on:

What is the origin of the phrase "Kill them before they multiply”?
Tags: language

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