Mar 20, 2004
salad days, noun:
A time of youthful inexperience, innocence, or indiscretion.
Those were his salad days, and he thought they might last
--David Gergen, " 'They Love You. Watch Out,' " New York
Times, February 2, 1997
Salad days was coined by Shakespeare in Antony and Cleopatra:
"My salad days,/ When I was green in judgment, cold in blood."
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