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What does that old chestnut mean?
A stale joke, story, or saying, as in Dad keeps on telling that old chestnut about how many psychiatrists it takes to change a light bulb. This expression comes from William Dimond's play, The Broken Sword (1816), in which one character keeps repeating the same stories, one of them about a cork tree, and is interrupted each time by another character who says "Chestnut, you mean . . . I have heard you tell the joke twenty-seven times and I am sure it was a chestnut."
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"Hoary" means white, usually the whiteness of age. A "hoary old chestnut" is a story, joke, or song that has been told or sung so many times that it is well-known and familiar….
Genetic research says you are more likely to get a Palomino.I had 1 Palomino and 3 chestnuts out of one mare and a light sorrel out of another.
You need to put it in the fridge for 2-4 months (to symbolise winter). After that you need to plant it into a small pot and plant it about 1 inch deep leave it 1 month to germ…inate and as it grows bring it into the garden and plant 1.5 feet deep in full sunlight.
Morris Chestnut is 48 years old (birthdate: January 1, 1969).
Hes 12hh, has been sat on with a pad and headcollar and has jumped over logs in a headcollar by me and previous owner. I have recently bought him from a friend of my grandfath…ers and I don't know what saddle to get him, or bit, or noseband to get him.
Yes. Put the walnut in the ground, water it, keep it in the right climate and weather, care for it, and eventually you will grow a chestnut tree with chestnuts.
No. Chestnuts are nuts that grow on trees. Water chestnut is a type of vegetable.
The only way I have peeled chestnuts, is I make a cross on one side of each nut with a knife. Then roast them till the skin opens up at the slits. then you can peel the rest o…f the skin off fairly easy.
I think you are refering to the poem about small town life in pre-automobile America. "Under the spreading chestnut tree the village smithy...". It's a nostalgic look at a sim…pler time.
Chestnut is a color, and color ahs nothing to do with age. So a chestnut horse can be any age.
Joey Chestnut is 30 years old (birthdate: November 25, 1983).
The name Aesculus comes from the word esca, meaning food. The name hippocastanum is thought to refer to the ability to heal horses and cattle of respiratory illnesses. And mor…e . . .
it means u remind them of something very calm
It means that it's an old subject that has been discussed over and over, until it became annoying. It comes from the idiom "an old chestnut". See the related link listed b…elow for more information:
Your particular dream's meaning depends on what chestnuts meanto you. There may be other clues in the dream that provide moreinformation than "chestnuts," such as where you ar…e in the dream,what you are doing, and most importantly, what you are feeling. . There is a somewhat antiquated expression to refers to an old,over-worked and tired joke as "an old chestnut." In this sense,your dream might refer to something that is out-of-date, dull andneeding to be replaced with something more effective.
Some Fine Old Chestnuts was created on 1953-06-26.