Grand-mère's quote

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Here is the famous quote that my French grand-mère used to make quite often, so often in fact that it has been carried on down to me via my French mother.

"Moins on en dit, mieux ça vaut." -- Grand-mère Beaucourt.

<strong>Moins en dit.</strong>

Is there anyone out there who can translate it for us?

4 Comments

"The less said (about it), the better..."

oooo - thank you, jess, and thank you, kiffin....good words to remember...here is a saying, translated from french (because i don't know the french, but it has been attributed as a french proverb,) which i have found intriguing and useful, too: "Only he that would hide under the bed, would think to look there." Hmmm!

Sorry to nitpick.. Direct translation would say:

"The less we say, the more it's worth.."

Thanks for nitpicking, Mike. I am a stickler myself when it comes to accuracy, so I can appreciate the better translation. Makes more sense and is therefore more meaningful.

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