One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
If too many people are involved in a task or activity, it will not be done well.
- ‘It is rightly said that too many cooks spoil the broth.’
- ‘Aside from the inappropriateness of such instigation, too many cooks spoil the broth in monetary policies.’
- ‘And so it looks as though it was a case of too many cooks spoil the broth.’
- ‘Just when you are thinking too many cooks spoil the broth, suddenly someone will remind you that many hands make light work.’
- ‘There is no such thing as too many cooks spoil the broth when it comes to making soup for the homeless, and the Salvation Army know this.’
- ‘Remember, too many cooks spoil the broth, but think of the concept that two heads are better than one!’
- ‘Do too many cooks spoil the broth in the Rathbun household?’
- ‘We've heard: too many cooks spoil the broth: just this time it cannot be true.’
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