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Geoff the Duck Folklore: Colloquial and Idiomatic Phrases (41) RE: Folklore: Colloquial and Idiomatic Phrases 16 Jun 12

I had never considered burning the candle at both ends to mean anything other than setting light to both ends of a candle.
A quick web search brings up which reckons the meaning "both ends of the day" is one added fairly recently.

I also found an interesting video - Buring a candle at both ends.


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