Never buy a pig in a poke meaning

Never buy a pig in a poke meaning

‘Never buy a pig in a poke’ is closely linked to ‘he let the cat out of the bag’. A trickster would substitute a cat for a pig when taking it to market in a bag (a poke). The buyer would ask to see the pig but told he could not because it might escape. And then the cat is released because he’s struggling too much. The secret it out. A failed attempt at fraud. please continue reading