Saturday, May 26, 2012

Why Do We Say It?

Well, it's been awhile! But I have a very good excuse: EXAMS ;)
 Now that summer has officially begun for me, I won't be neglecting my blog any more :D

How did the word "toast" get into the expression "drink a toast"?

The "toast" was once in the glass. The custom was to place a small piece of toast in the bottom of the glass as a delicacy. And, since in drinking to a person you drained your glass, you "drank" this bit of "toast."

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