Marjoram

As a pig loves marjoram. Not at all. Lucretius tells us (vi. 974), “Amaricinum fugitat sus, ” swine shun marjoram. The proverb is applied in somewhat this way: “How did you like so-and-so?” Ans.: “Well, as a pig loves marjoram.”

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