Blowing Your Own Trumpet…

To blow your own trumpet

The origin of this expression takes places during the Middle Ages in villages when heralds attracted attention of all citizens blowing a horn or a trumpet in order to announce that kings, artists and merchants were arriving.

Nowadays, this idiom is applied to a person who wishes to emphasise merits and achievements; such as symbols of certain prestige and recognition.

About brendanball

Professional Trumpeter: Soloist, Orchestra Player, Chamber Music, Contemporary Music & Education.
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