From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
|Look up sour grapes in Wiktionary, the free dictionary.|
The phrase sour grapes is an expression originating from "The Fox and the Grapes," one of Aesop's Fables. It refers to pretending not to care for something one wants, but does not or cannot have.
Sour grapes may also refer to:
- "Sour Grapes" (Leatherface song), a song by English punk band Leatherface (band)
- "Sour Grapes" (Puscifer song), a song by Tool frontman Maynard James Keenan under the moniker Puscifer
- "Sour Grapes", a song by John Prine, from Diamonds in the Rough
- "Sour Grapes", a song by The Descendents, from the album Enjoy!
- Sour Grapes (book), a book of poems by William Carlos Williams
- Sour Grapes: Studies in the Subversion of Rationality (Cambridge, 1983), a book by Jon Elster describing the phenomenon of adaptive preference formation
- Sour Grapes, a character from the "Strawberry Shortcake" series
- Sour Grapes (film), a 1998 film written and directed by Larry David
- Happy Hour, a 1987 film also known as Sour Grapes
- The line in Jeremiah (31:29) and Ezekiel (18:2) (KJV): "The fathers have eaten sour grapes, and the children's teeth are set on edge."
See also 
|This disambiguation page lists articles associated with the same title.
If an internal link led you here, you may wish to change the link to point directly to the intended article.