That well-worn adage may not mean what you think it means.

Aphorisms Unplugged:

They may not mean what you think they mean.

Language evolves. And to further complicate matters, all too often the context of popular wisdoms is forgotten. So the bottom line is, as with books, sometimes that well-worn adage doesn’t really mean what our plot-focused, Google-driven world thinks it means. The following articles tell us what a few of our favorite maxims really mean:

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