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Plaster or Bandage?
The word plaster used to mean bandage & sayings that may have come from this
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2013/11/22
2:18am
dino248
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I was just listening to the episode with the question about the word “plaster” and a phrase came to mind.   You talked about bandages with a plaster that would be stored & you could moisten it to apply it.

Here is my question: Does the phrase “a lick & a promise” stem from the use of this type of bandaging?

2013/11/22
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