Daily Tidbit: “Break a Leg”

Sometimes when we want to wish our friends good luck, we say “break a leg!” To an individual not familiar with this idiom, it might imply anything but good luck. The origins of this phrase is quite ambiguous; some say it was born as a replacement of “take a bow.” Others say it was created out of theater culture – instead of actors literally saying “good luck,” they would say “break a leg,” to not set themselves up for greatness.

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