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Re: From your lips to God's ears

Posted by ESC on October 24, 2003

In Reply to: Re: From your lips to God's ears posted by Bruce Kahl on October 24, 2003

: : What does "From your lips to God's ears" mean? Is it a translation of a Spanish saying? A person who wrote it recently came from Spain.

: May the prediction or wish you are making come
: true.

: I do not know the origin.

FROM YOUR LIPS TO GOD'S EARS - "May the prediction or wish you are making come true. Used to express appreciation for someone's hope that matters will turn out well. Also in the form 'from your mouth.' Often shortened to 'from your lips'. From "Random House Dictionary of Popular Proverbs and Sayings" by Gregory Y. Titelman (Random House, New York, 1996).