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Talk of the Devil, and he is bound to appear

Possible interpretation: 1. Speaking about the Devil may invite him to come. 2. We often say "Talk of the devil!" (or "Speak of the devil!") when somebody that we have just been speaking about suddenly appears.

Note: devil (noun): (in Jewish and Christian belief, usually "the Devil") the chief evil spirit or Satan; an evil spirit; a demon | bound to (adj.): certain to | appear (verb): become visible; arrive

Quick Quiz:

You might say "Talk of the devil!" when your boss suddenly arrives
  1. in your local pub
  2. while you are discussing him
  3. while you are discussing religion

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