Where did the expression "that's the way the cookie crumbles" come from?
Why do people sometimes say "that's the way the cookie crumbles" instead of "that's the way it goes"?
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Answered By: d_r_siva - 6/24/2008
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Apparently Jack Lemmon coined the phrase. John Uhler "Jack" Lemmon III (February 8, 1925 – June 27, 2001) was an American actor known principally for his comedic roles.
Answered By: anigma - 6/24/2008
Slang term, origin unknown from the 1920's in America. Used to underline a failure of an action, or dissapointment in reaching an undesired result, with the additional meaning that the result was not an unexpected one.
Answered By: holly - 6/24/2008
My parents used to say 'that's the way the bugs bite'.
Answered By: Karen L - 6/24/2008
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