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What is the origin of the expression "few and far between"?

Question #145376. Asked by wyambezi.
Last updated Feb 02 2018.
Originally posted Jan 31 2018 10:35 PM.

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Its literal meaning. No way to trace when someone first said something as straightforward as this, although one estimate for this is in the mid 1600s. link

Feb 02 2018, 9:15 PM
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