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Dumb dogs are dangerous

This page is about the saying "Dumb dogs are dangerous"

Possible meaning:
People who say little or nothing are more dangerous than people who speak a lot.

Note:
dumb (adj.): unable to speak; unspeaking, silent | Compare this proverb to: "Barking dogs seldom bite."

Quick Quiz

If it's true that "dumb dogs are dangerous", you should be most careful of a person who is

a. eager to chat at any time

b. difficult to engage in conversation

c. kind to animals

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Contributor: Josef Essberger