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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 ... The equivalent proverb in German (originally: Blut ist dicker als Wasser), first ... We, in the West, are accustomed to say that "blood is thicker than water" ; but the Arabs have the idea that blood is thicker than milk, than a mother's milk.

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

Jan 25, 2014 ... Tutnell was heard to say, "Blood is thicker than water", and in 100 ways he and all his people...acted up to this homely proverb.' ('The Disaster ...

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 completely flipped its meaning over the centuries. In the beginning, it meant ...

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

Feb 17, 2013 ... When we say that "blood is thicker than water," we're using the term "blood" in ... When the phrase "charity begins at home" was first coined, the ...

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  ...

www.wordorigins.org/index.php/forums/viewthread/4389

... is thicker than water” derives from an older expression “The blood of ... “blood of the convenant is thicker than the water of the womb” origin.

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

Sep 2, 2013 ... For the full quote, you want to say, “Great minds think alike, small minds rarely differ” or “Great minds think alike, ... “Blood is thicker than water.

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

In it, the phrase appears as, "Blood's thicker than water," in the Scottish ... The purported "original origin" really smacks of an invented folk ...

mystudentvoices.com/4-quotes-that-you-have-been-terribly-misquoting-6b2233d3212d

Apr 23, 2016 ... Blood is thicker than water is a phrase that we use to justify choosing ... for yourself can mean much more than the ones you don't have much say in. ... Whereas the first half of the phrase warns of asking too many questions, ...