Where Does The Phrase 'Cut The Mustard' Come From?

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Where does the phrase ‘cut the mustard’ come from?

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Name: Diana
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Answer: You have to cut mustard to different sizes – fine, medium grain etc. Before machinery, people had to do it by hand with very sharp knives. It was a very difficult thing to do as it had to be done to exactly the right size.

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