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what's good for the goose is good for the gander

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What's good for the goose is good for the gander definition


What is good for a man is equally good for a woman; or, what a man can have or do, so can a woman have or do. This comes from an earlier proverb, “What's sauce for the goose is sauce for the gander.”

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