Thus, the usual explanation advanced for the phrase is that having to eat such a dish would be symbolic of a lowering in status--a "taste" of humility--though the linguistic development of humble pie
casts some doubt on that theory.
The tricky thing is going to be maintaining that strict diet on her new show Humble Pie
takes many of the tried and tested formats already clogging up our TV schedules to create, what it describes as "gastronomic poker".
But all the stars were left eating humble pie
after their gigs were shunned in favor of mourning the dead.
MichaelMcKillop Jill Angus ALL the people who were criticising Steele last season - time to eat humble pie
But the big question on every visitor's lips this week will surely be 'where's the Humble Pie
We must ALL come to our collective senses and be prepared to eat the humble pie
which circumstances demand.
eating pie in the street on the Royal Wedding day is you, David Cameron, you should be eating humble pie
admitting you got everything wrong and then resigning.
I quietly removed the bit, put the machine back together and ate a large piece of humble pie
is a charming movie following everyman Tracy Orbison (played by Hubbel Palmer), a Midwestern stockboy who writes poetry during shift breaks and daydreams of making more of himself.
The News of the World said Ramsay misrepresented his career both in his autobiography Humble Pie
, and in interviews and on BBC Radio 4's Desert Island Discs in March 2002.
TOP Gear motormouth Jeremy Clarkson ate humble pie
last week when he zoomed off to meet a mate for lunch - on a SCOOTER.
Billionaire Arabs and 50,000 [pounds sterling] watches may be the new face of football, but one relic of the terraces remains strong--the humble pie
EATING humble pie
has never come easy to the people who spend the people's cash.
Nothing that can't be smoothed over with a big slice of humble pie