Amen SC!! 🙂
If you see a bandwagon, it’s too late.
“You must not follow the crowd in doing wrong.
When you are called to testify in a dispute, do not be swayed by the crowd to twist justice.
According to bloomsbury-international.com, the idiom “jumping on the bandwagon”
is of US origin—
of course it is:
“This idiom originated in the USA probably in the 18th century when musicians were
carried in a bandwagon ahead of everyone else when going to a parade or a political rally.
The phrase suggests that people will follow any event for the excitement of it rather
than actually knowing if it is true or not.
The transition from the literal to the figurative use we now know was complete by the 1890s.
Meaning…we must be thoughtful rather than impulsive and rash with…
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