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Subject: [Leica] OT: Talking turkey
From: don.dory at (Don Dory)
Date: Thu Apr 20 14:07:30 2006
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Well, here in Atlanta, it is a pretty frequently used aphorism used in
conversation, used in adverts, and used in council.


On 4/20/06, Philippe Orlent <> wrote:
> 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.
> Looking forward to your answers.
> Philippe
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