Too Many Cooks Spoil the Broth
A broth is a thin clear soup and, according to the phrase, having too many cooks involved in making it spoils or ruins it. This phrase is, of course, not limited to the world of cooking. It seems that there are many projects that can be ruined by having too many participants involved. Why is it that too many cooks spoil the broth?
Mick Jagger and John Lennon had a song entitled Too Many Cooks (Spoil the Soup) in 1973. Check out this song in the following video: