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Re: Traditional saying expressing a widely- accepted truth

Posted by Pamela on August 01, 2006

In Reply to: Re: Traditional saying expressing a widely- accepted truth posted by ESC on July 31, 2006

: : A traditional saying expressing a widely-accepted truth?

: Conventional wisdom?

: You could work this one around to mean the above:

: SOME PEOPLE DON'T BELIEVE FAT MEAT'S GREASY - Skepticism to the extreme. Doesn't believe what is obvious. Tennessee, African American man in his 20s. Pigeon Forge, Tenn. January 2006.

"Common sense" is a widely used expression meaning "what everyone knows". Pamela