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en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Blood_is_thicker_than_water

In modern society, the proverb "blood is thicker than water" is used to imply that family ... Authors Albert Jack and R. Richard Pustelniak claim the original meaning of the expression was that the ties between people who've made a blood ...

english.stackexchange.com/questions/147902/original-meaning-of-blood-is-thicker-than-water-is-it-real

I recently read that the phrase "Blood is thicker than water" originally ... I find it incomprehensible that someone would assume 'water' referred to a ...

www.cracked.com/article_20251_the-5-most-frequently-misused-proverbs.html

Feb 17, 2013 ... The original, extended form of the phrase is "Carpe diem, quam minimum credula ... It's your mom's birthday, and blood is thicker than water.".

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The OED traces blood is thicker than water back to origins as a Scottish ... How we use it today is unchanged from the original meaning that ...

www.todayifoundout.com/index.php/2013/02/the-origin-of-7-common-phrases

Feb 1, 2013 ... 2) Origin of “Blood is Thicker Than Water”: This is one that's ... of “red hand” is in the Scottish Acts of Parliament of James I, written in 1432:.

www.phrases.org.uk/meanings/67600.html

Blood is thicker than water. Meaning. So it is, but this proverb hasn't to do with measures of viscosity. The expression, meaning that family bonds are closer than  ...

bigthink.com/the-proverbial-skeptic/blood-is-thicker-than-water-really

"Blood is thicker than water." People trot out this 400-year old platitude whenever they want to justify acting according to the obviously illusory cognitive bias of ...

fieldsofpoetry.blogspot.com/2013/01/origin-of-proverb-blood-is-thicker-than.html

Jan 26, 2013 ... "Blood is thicker than water" is a common proverb shared and ... However, the original meaning is, "The blood of the covenant is thicker than ...

thoughtcatalog.com/nico-lang/2013/09/31-famous-quotations-youve-been-getting-wrong

Sep 2, 2013 ... However, versions of the quote were written both by Christopher Bullock and Edward Ward. In 1716 ... “Blood is thicker than water.” This is one ...

www.reddit.com/r/linguistics/comments/37a4lg/is_it_true_that_the_phrase_blood_is_thicker_than

May 26, 2015 ... publicly-available scholarly articles; helpful resources; well-written news .... Is it true that the phrase "blood is thicker than water" has switched ...