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Say well or be still

This page is about the saying "Say well or be still"

Possible meaning:
If you cannot speak good of someone or something, then it is better not to speak.

Note:
say well (verb): say something good or nice | still (adj.): not moving; motionless; quiet (because you don't move your tongue)

Quick Quiz

If you always "say well or be still", then you

a. always say nice things about everyone

b. never say anything

c. never say anything nasty about someone
a) always say nice things about everyone b) never say anything c) never say anything nasty about someone
Say well or be still

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Contributor: Josef Essberger