en casa de herrero, cuchillo de palo

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Etymology[edit]

Literally, "in the blacksmith's house, wooden knife". Compare Portuguese em casa de ferreiro, o espeto é de pau.

Pronunciation[edit]

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Proverb[edit]

en casa de herrero, cuchillo de palo

  1. the shoemaker's children go barefoot