Can of Worms

'Can of worms - do not open!'
‘Can of worms – do not open!’

Most of us have used or, at least heard this phrase before as in, “That’s a whole new can of worms,” but where is this from? Did they sell small tins of earthworms in Mediterranean spices and oil like sardines at some point? Did worms have a habit of chewing into cans to eat the contents within like mice sneaking into bags of grain? These are the questions that wriggle through my thoughts at night keeping me awake. Continue reading Can of Worms