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Loose lips sink ships

Posted by Frankie on May 03, 2000

In Reply to: Loose lips sink ships posted by John on May 03, 2000

: I need to know the origin of the phrase "loose lips sink ships" Can anyone help.

: It's listed in the archives of this site. Look under the letter "L".
Basically, unguarded talk may give useful information to the enemy.
(Allied slogan during World War ll)

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