Money talks

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soheil_hooshdaran
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Money talks

Post by soheil_hooshdaran » Thu Apr 08, 2021 2:16 pm

Hello.
How much is the phrase true?

Neil Graham
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Re: Money talks

Post by Neil Graham » Thu Apr 08, 2021 2:30 pm

soheil_hooshdaran wrote:
Thu Apr 08, 2021 2:16 pm
Hello.
How much is the phrase true?
No - it goes without saying.

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Re: Money talks

Post by JustinHorton » Thu Apr 08, 2021 2:32 pm

"Money doesn't talk, it swears"
"Do you play chess?"
"Yes, but I prefer a game with a better chance of cheating."

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Kevin Thurlow
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Re: Money talks

Post by Kevin Thurlow » Thu Apr 08, 2021 3:08 pm

In the immortal words of the great poet and philosopher, Neil Diamond,

"Money talks, but it don't sing and dance"

Simon Rogers
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Re: Money talks

Post by Simon Rogers » Thu Apr 08, 2021 9:19 pm

There was a song came out in 1990 where "Money Talks" was in the chorus:
The Adventures of Stevie V - Dirty Cash

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John Clarke
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Re: Money talks

Post by John Clarke » Thu Apr 08, 2021 10:09 pm

From the 1975 single Art For Art's Sake by 10cc (written by Graham Gouldman and Eric Stewart):

Money talks so listen to it
Money talks to me
Anyone can understand it
Money can't be beat Oh no ....
"The chess-board is the world ..... the player on the other side is hidden from us ..... he never overlooks a mistake, or makes the smallest allowance for ignorance."
(He doesn't let you resign and start again, either.)

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Re: Money talks

Post by Ross Brennan » Fri Apr 09, 2021 1:32 pm

soheil_hooshdaran wrote:
Thu Apr 08, 2021 2:16 pm
Hello.
How much is the phrase true?
It is, of course, metaphorical not literal. Literally, the phrase would be something like: "those people and organisations that have a lot of money are able to use that money to bring about the outcomes they desire". You can see why "money talks" is a useful, brief expression (metaphor) for this idea.

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Re: Money talks

Post by MJMcCready » Fri Apr 09, 2021 1:37 pm

Money doesn't buy you happiness.

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Re: Money talks

Post by John Moore » Fri Apr 09, 2021 5:20 pm

I wondered how long it would take till someone just felt they had to produce this.

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