born in a barn

born in a barn

Uncouth. Uncultured. Most often used in the phrase "were you born in a barn?" What, were you born in a barn? Wash your hands before dinner!
See also: barn, born
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is rubbish, because if you were actually born in a barn, and spent your formative years thus accommodated, you would know from harsh experience that it is vital to close the door, otherwise you freeze to death.
If Jesus was born in a barn, who are we to say that we can't have our church in a barn?