Where did the Phrase Crying in your soup originate from?

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I believe it came from the era of the Great Depression when consumers had very little money. However, if you had soup on your dinner table you were doing much better than some. If you were "crying in your soup" then you were not being grateful or appreciating the very fact that you had soup and were crying when others had it soucj worse.
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