Origin theories[ edit ] Literally eating a crow is traditionally seen as being distasteful; the crow is one of the birds listed in Leviticus chapter 11  as being unfit for eating.
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Along with buzzardsbackpage com davis escortand other carrion-eating scavenging animals, there is a tradition in Western culture going back to at least the Middle Ages of seeing them as distasteful even illegal at times to eat,  and thus naturally humiliating if forced to consume against one's.
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How they became known as crow eaters instead is unknown but notably this term appears after the American usage in but does not carry the same idiomatic or pejorative meaning of being proven wrong. Notable examples of use[ edit ] The following examples illustrate notable uses of the idiom after its origin in the s. Rudyard Kipling — used this concept as a central metaphor in his short story " The Strange Ride of Morrowbie Jukes " Morrowbie Jukes, a European colonist in India, falls into a sand-pit from which he cannot escape.
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One of the anchors, Greenfield, likened CNN's error to eating crow.