Cake ... Dough

I wish my cake were dough again. I wish I had never married. Bellenden Ker says the proverb is a corruption of Ei w'hissche my keke was d'how en geen, which he says is tantamount to “Something whispers within me- repentance, would that my marriage were set aside.”

Source: Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, E. Cobham Brewer, 1894
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