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Proverbs containing the word Dirty

Don’t wash your dirty linen in public

Another way to say this is: 'Dirty linen should be washed at home.' The meaning is that we should not discuss intimate family matters in public,... Read more →

Don’t pour out the dirty water before you have clean

In countries where water is in short supply it has to be carefully and sparingly used. By extension the proverb means that you should not... Read more →