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Slip of the tongue


Accidental and revealing confession. Inadvertently reveal a secret or an unspoken truth. The phrase suggests you have spoke in public something that is taboo. The tongue slips and allows out derogatory words.

“I didn’t mean to call her fat, it was a simple slip of the tongue.”

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