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Many a true word is spoken in jest

This page is about the saying "Many a true word is spoken in jest"

Possible meaning:
Something said as a joke may often contain wisdom and truth.

Note:
jest (noun): a joke; something said for amusement or comedy

Quick Quiz

The saying "Many a true word is spoken in jest" suggests that we can sometimes find truth in

a. the spoken word

b. lies

c. comedy

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Contributor: Josef Essberger