with forked tongue






with forked tongue

untruthfully or deceitfully

humorous

The image is of the forked tongue of a snake - snakes being traditional symbols of treachery and deceit.

2002 - New York Times - Orpheus members have long spoken with forked tongues about conductors. They make sweeping generalizations about them.




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