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"money talks, bullshit walks"

Posted by ESC on April 12, 2004

In Reply to: "Money talks, bullshit walks" posted by french student on April 11, 2004

: hello, I would be really glad if you could help me about the meaning of this proverb which I don't understand at all . I've heard it was an anti proverb or meta-proverb derived from "money talks nobody walks", but I can't find what it really means : power of money, speech vs action....?

: thanks!

I am from the U.S. and I've never really understood that phrase either. Money talks. Money = power. Bullsh*t is just talk. It's meaningless, hot air. That's all I know.