Curry That Horse!

“Curry Favor: This phrase, which means to seek to ingratiate yourself with someone by insincere flattery, or by doing small favors, is a corruption of the original saying, which was to “curry Favel.” Favel was the name of a horse in a satirical 14th century French play. The horse symbolized evil, and the characters in the play curried him in order to soothe him and ward off trouble.”

Source: Robby Casteel’s Personal Web Site

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