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“Let Them Eat Cake”, sure it is a fun phrase to say. I even often say “Let Them Eat Cupcakes” on my social media and blog posts. It captures a moment of frivolity and naivety. This phrase has been attributed to Marie Antoinette throughout history. However, any true fan of Marie Antoinette knows that she did NOT say this phrase.
In fact it’s been attributed to several other figures in history before Marie Antoinette was even born. I think this video gives a great summary of the phrase and how it came to be attributed to Marie Antoinette. The more you know!