Sunday, October 25, 2009


How did the custom of ‘raising a toast” originate? Why is it called a ‘toast’? What is the significance of the ritual of the ‘clinking’ of the glasses?

It all began with the fear of being poisoned as Joe Kissel explains.

The Phrase Finder adds a few more details on the ritual.


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Raj said...

Naveen, best wishes as you begin your blogging journey.

About the topics, I just read a bit and pick up what appeals to me, If I start thinking what will appeal to the readers, I will not find anything to blog about.