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PODCAST: Shock Collar Question of the Day (09/23/21)


Brooke is wearing the Shock Collar this morning!

Today’s question: When you’d want someone to stop talking, nowadays Brooke might tell Jose to “put a sock in it.” But did you know that the phrase originated in Britain back in the 1800’s…and was used in a much more literal way before it eventually became a slang way to get people to shut their yaps.

What is the origin of the phrase, “put a sock in it?”