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 Speaker’s Eye.Speaking Heads and Sounding Stones. 
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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Speaking.
 
They are on speaking terms. They just know each other.   1
   They are not on speaking terms. Though they know each other, they do not even salute each other in the street, or say “How d’ye do?”   2
 


 Speaker’s Eye.Speaking Heads and Sounding Stones. 

 
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