Bring home the bacon

According to the bacon calendar I got for Christmas…

In the twelfth century, an English church promised a side of bacon to any married man who could swear before God that he had not fought with his wife for a year and a day. This may be where the term “bring home the bacon” originated.

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Ryan "Zieak" McFarland dabbles. Beards. Making things. Travel. Genealogy. Frugality and excessiveness. Fitness and fatness. He's a PE teacher in India, usually calls Alaska home and is a happy father to two boys and the husband to a suddenly crafty wife.

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