Band Perry’s You Lie — Where Did Eat Crow Come From?
“It ain’t complicated
Well, I’ve grown to hate it
I never liked the taste of crow but baby I ate it”
Kimberly Perry’s vocal on You Lie, a song written by Brian Henningsen, Aaron Henningsen, and Clara Henningsen features the above lyric.
Now what dies she mean, “the taste of crow”?
Here’s the scoop — From “A Hog on Ice” by Charles Earle Funk we find the expression goes back to the War of 1812.