Trivia

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Re: Not here, as the origin of this saying...

Bob Hutchins in central Texas
>Your response triggered a faint recollection.

In medieval times, didn't serfs have to pay their liege lords in goods (grain? flour?) equal to their own weight? Hence, the establishment of one's weight was important and to bring one's goods to the lord was weighing in.

BobH, swaggin' here Boss!

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