The Naked Truth




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The Naked Truth : Phrases



Meaning:

The absolute truth.


Example:

Under threat of perjury, she was advised to tell
the naked truth on the stand.


Origin:

This phrase comes from an old fable:
Truth and Falsehood went swimming. Falsehood stole the clothes that Truth had left on the river bank, but Truth refused to wear Falsehood's clothes and went naked.





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