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    Owner of a coconut bra. Yankchic22's Avatar
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    Wearing bells?

    Anyone know where the expression... with bells on.... came from. I know there is a historical origin, and I cant remember what it is
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    Waiting for 2018 Big_E's Avatar
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    The expression Iíll be there with bells on indicates the speakerís assurance of arrival at an event and has been ascribed to American settlers, whose Conestoga wagons often arrived at their destinations with bronze bells ringing to announce the arrival of a party with friendly intentions
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    Originally posted by Big_E
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    interesting, thanks...

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    Suchastud Buckeye Yank's Avatar
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    That should be added to the other list of interesting tid-bits someone posted!!!!

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