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Old September 25, 2009, 09:22 AM
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This means that sometimes it´s better to keep your mouth shut than say something. You give yourself away.
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Old September 25, 2009, 09:59 AM
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@pjt: it can be applied like that, but it's also to avoid talking too much when you have something to hide.
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