Bad news travels fast
This page is about the saying "Bad news travels fast"
"Bad news" means news about "bad" things like accidents, death, illness etc. People tend to tell this type of news quickly. But "good news" (passing an exam, winning some money, getting a job etc) travels more slowly.
This reminds us of the proverb "No news is good news."
If friends tell you that "bad news travels fast", they
Contributor: Josef Essberger