Hard words break no bones - Idioms by The Free Dictionary

“Hard words break no bones” but they may cause a large and on-going bill with a psychiatrist!

What does Hard words break no bones expression mean

— noun see never give a sucker an even break verb see hard words break no bones if it were not for hope, the heart would break it is the last straw that breaks the camel’s back obey orders, if you break owners …

Forget about what he told you about your inappropriate behavior at the party. You know, hard words break no bones.

Hard words break no bones; hard work; hard worker;

— see a word to the wise is enough actions speak louder than words an Englishman’s word is his bond fine words butter no parsnips hard words break no bones one picture is worth ten thousand words …

A version of this archives appears in print on August 5, 1952, on Page 18 of the  with the headline: HARD WORDS BREAK NO BONES.

— Similar to hard words break no bones. 1894 G. F. NORTHALL Folk Phrases 23 Sticks and stones will break my bones, but names will never hurt me! Said by one youngster to another calling names. 1980 Cosmopolitan Dec. 137 ‘Sticks and stones may break …

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