divendres, 31 d’agost de 2007

To be older than a mortar's bottom

Val. «Ser més vell que un cul de morter»

It's said of old people or things.

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Josep ha dit...

A mortar is a very important thing in Valencians' lives. It is the object and container into which the world-wide known Valencian sauce, all-i-oli is prepared. Being such an old tradition in our country, one infers that the bottom of a mortar must be ancient indeed...