Can you answer this question?

Join Alexa Answers and help make Alexa smarter. Get started

Food

Where does happy as a clam come from?


1 Answer

Origin of Happy as a Clam The idea behind this expression is that clams are happiest when the ocean is at high tide. When the water it as high tide, the clams are protected from predation by birds. This idiom originated in the United States around the year 1830.

{{ relativeTimeResolver(1572357438803) }}

LIVE
Points points 97
Rating 0
Sign-in to view all answers

Similar Questions

Join Alexa Answers

Help make Alexa smarter and share your knowledge with the world

LEARN MORE