By Sheree Priddy
LaRue County Public Library
Many of us have heard the old adage, “Don’t judge a book by its cover.”
There are numerous applications of this truism in our lives. According to knowyourphrase.com, it dates back at least as far as June, 1867, and is explained this way: One should not form an opinion on someone or something based purely on what is seen on the surface, because after taking a deeper look, the person or thing may be very different than what was expected.