June 5, 2016
Burning both ends of a candle
As I was working on a series of blog posts I plan on releasing sometime this month — either here are elsewhere — I was thinking of using this saying in my text. However, after consulting a quick definition, I realized that it wouldn’t fit at all.
Originally, I had another saying lined up, but this one fits better this week.
(By the way, don’t worry if you’re concerned about Worldwide Candle Lighting Day. It will be on December 11 this year and I am also looking into a saying to commemorate that, too.)
Now, let’s get into the history and meaning of this phrase.