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English Idiom: “On The Wagon” – Abstaining from drinking alcoholic beverages, as in “don’t offer her wine, she’s on the wagon.” this expression is a shortening of on the water wagon referring to the horse-drawn water cart used to spray dirt roads to keep down the dust. Its present meaning dates from the 1900.
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