What is the origin of the phrase "As different as chalk and cheese"?
#66744. Asked by wdwfla. (Jun 09 06 7:54 PM)
As different as chalk and cheese is an old proverbial phrase to suggest that two things, superficially alike, are totally different in their qualities. There’s nothing in its history to suggest these two counties had anything to do with it—it sounds like yet another folk etymology to me.
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