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Dead men tell no tales

This page is about the saying "Dead men tell no tales".

Possible interpretation: People who are no longer living cannot give evidence.

Note: tell tales (verb) = talk or gossip about something secret

Quick Quiz:

"Dead men tell no tales" might be used by a criminal as a reason to

a. talk to someone

b. kill someone

c. frighten someone

Saying of the Day

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Contributor: Josef Essberger