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Author Topic: Why does 'toasting' something involve drinks, rather than cooked bread products?  (Read 1339 times)

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Is there a link between 'toast' as we know it and 'toasting' something or someone (for example, congratulating people when they get married)?

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 Origin:
16901700; fig. use of toast 1 (n.); the name of a lady so honored was said to give flavor to the drink comparable to that given by spiced toast

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