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There is truth in wine

Possible interpretation: When people are drunk, what they say is often true. People often speak the truth when they lose their self-control.

Note: truth (noun): what is factual; what is in accordance with reality | wine (noun): an alcoholic drink typically made from fermented grape juice

Origin: This proverb has Greek and Roman roots, and is often expressed in its Latin form: In vino, veritas.

Quick Quiz:

If "there is truth in wine", somebody is most likely to lie when they are:
  1. not drunk
  2. half drunk
  3. completely drunk

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