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Empty vessels make the most noise

This page is about the saying "Empty vessels make the most noise"

Possible meaning:
Stupid people speak loudest.

Note:
vessel (noun): a container such as a bowl, usually for holding liquids | If you strike (hit) a full container it makes less noise than if you strike an empty one.

Quick Quiz

"Empty vessels make the most noise" is a saying that really refers to

a. people

b. ships

c. containers

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Contributor: Josef Essberger