karmic_serenity (karmic_serenity) wrote in 1word1day,
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salad days \salad days\, noun:

A time of youthful inexperience, innocence, or indiscretion.

 

Salad days was coined by Shakespeare in Antony and Cleopatra: "My salad days,/ When I was green in judgment, cold in blood."

 

Those were his salad days, and he thought they might last forever.

-- David Gergen, "They Love You. Watch Out", New York Times, February 2, 1997

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