Cliche Cafe: Why Do We Say, ‘Cold Turkey?’
Quitting something without a transition? That's going 'cold turkey.' But where does that phrase come from?
Some people love quitting something, 'cold turkey,' just going straight from yes to no, with no in between, but did you know the reason we use that phrase is because of cold turkey skin?
According to Woman's Day, we resemble a turkey when we give something up. Gross.
Great, now I can't stop thinking of thin turkey skin.