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From the Horse's Mouth

Information that is true beyond dispute is said to come “straight from the horse’s mouth.” But why? What do horses have to do with authenticity? This series of animated interstitials explains the origin of idioms and sayings that add color to our everyday language. Many are shrouded in mystery and obscured by time. All are thought-provoking and fun to learn. Your host — a wise and witty horse — gets to the bottom of it all with a plausible (if not 100% certain) origin story. Remember, you heard it here first, From the Horse’s Mouth.

Graphic of horse racing
Romans looking at the sun
London with a pilice officer standing in front of a red phone both.
Three Gentleman in Top Hats
Rome and the Coliseum