Food for Thought

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A thought provoking idea, or considerable thing or matter

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  • This is a beautiful metaphorical saying which has been used in early 19th century. In this expression, our mind is thought to eat or ‘chew’ ideas instead of food, so we can say the food for mind or thought is “ideas”. Anything to be considered or ponder upon is termed as “food for thought”.
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Your article on humanity has provided us with a great food for thought. Keep doing good job.

Submitted on February 25, 2019

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food for thoughtsomething worth contemplating
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