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If an ass goes traveling, he’ll not come back a horse.

Frequently referenced in travel‐related quotation collections, though I would argue has little to do with actually traveling. Perhaps more of a precursor to WYSIWYG” or You get what you pay for.” In any case, it’s quite effective at conjuring a strong image…and keeping the more fun alternative to the word donkey in play.


1600s | ass | Author | English | funny | Historian | humor | truth

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