I learn today:
“The saying ‘To the bitter end’ means to see a difficult task through, however it comes from 17th C. Sailors. It was where the anchor rope (known as the cable) was connected to bollards or cleats on the deck, known as bitts. The bitter end was the end connected to the ship.”
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