Did You Know Facts – Born with a silver spoon


Did You Know Facts #20

Did you know this strange fact about the evolution of the phrase born with a silver spoon?

Spoons were often used to feed infants and were known as “pap boats”. Expensive and elaborate versions were available to those who could afford it. The expression “born with a silver spoon in one’s mouth” probably evolved around the 16th century.

Did You Know Facts - Born with a silver spoon

 

For more strange facts about babies, check out our Did You Know Facts Series.

 

Information source: Facts Random History

You might also like: 

cropped-tct_post_sign11.png

Advertisements

Share your views

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s