The Phrase “Don’t Cut Off Your Nose to Spite Your Face” Has a Really Morbid Story Behind It

“Don’t cut off your nose to spite your face.” It may not be a saying people use all that often anymore, but most of us have heard it somewhere along the way, perhaps from a condescending teacher, a guilt-tripping mother, or some other well-meaning person born before or around WWII. But where does the phrase … Continue reading The Phrase “Don’t Cut Off Your Nose to Spite Your Face” Has a Really Morbid Story Behind It