The Best of Both Worlds (Origin)

by Craig Shrives

What Is the Origin of the Saying "The Best of Both Worlds"?

The term "the best of both worlds" means a situation that allows you to benefit from two opportunities at the same time.
The Best of Both Worlds (Origin)
In this saying, which has been in use since around 1850, the word "worlds" probably refers to life on Earth and life after death. The original notion of "the best of both worlds" was that being good in life provided access to Heaven.

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