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definition

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tell it not in Gath expression or saying

Between you and me…

Origin

Sonorous phrase from some bible reading at school or church, retained and misapplied

Collected by

Mark – 1960s
Mark Iliff – owner

Notes

2 Samuel 1:20 in the christian bible:
”Tell it not in Gath, publish it not in the streets of Askelon; lest the daughters of the Philistines rejoice, lest the daughters of the uncircumcised triumph”

Submitted: 06/03/2022 by Mark

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