Last modified on 2 October 2013, at 09:19

a chicken in every pot

EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

First stated by Henry IV of France as, "I want there to be no peasant in my realm so poor that he will not have a chicken in his pot every Sunday," and later in the United States during the Hoover campaign for presidency as part of an advertisement.

NounEdit

a chicken in every pot

  1. something suggestive of general welfare or prosperity
    At least nowadays we have a chicken in every pot, and a car in every garage to boot!