Archived posting to the Leica Users Group, 2006/04/20

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Subject: [Leica] OT: Talking turkey
From: dcm at (David C Mason)
Date: Thu Apr 20 14:05:37 2006
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Philippe Orlent <> writes:

> I'm working on an ad concept (in English) in which we are visualising
> proverbs.
> Now I stumbled upon the expression 'Talking turkey.' and I thought it
> would be a funny one to visualize.
> But now I'm told (by not necesseraly native English or American
> speakers) that it is a very little known proverb, only American and
> only used in a familiar way.
> I'm just wondering if this proverb is recognized by most of you who
> are using Shakespeare's or one of the American Rationalists' language.

I know it and I speak 'Southern'


- Dave

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