Calling It What It Is

Ephemeral to Stay

FIGS

“Call a fig a fig”

The idiom originates in the classical Greek of Plutarch‘s Apophthegmata Laconica, and was introduced into the English language in 1542 (…) where Erasmus had seemingly replaced Plutarch’s images of “trough” and “fig” with the more familiar “spade.”  (Wikipedia)

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