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Small-endians

The Big-endians of Lilliput made it a point of orthodoxy to crack their eggs at the big end; but were considered heretics for so doing by the Small-endians, who insisted that eggs ought to be broken at the small end. (Swift: Gulliver's Travels.)

Source: Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, E. Cobham Brewer, 1894
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