The Mudcat Café TM
Thread #172129   Message #4165763
Posted By: leeneia
21-Feb-23 - 01:08 PM
Thread Name: BS: stupid sayings
Subject: RE: BS: stupid sayings
Where there's smoke there's fire.

Not necessarily. There might be volcanic ash, a power plant blowing off steam, or wet leaves merely smouldering. Of course, this is merely a metaphor, and in human affairs the "smoke" might be a bunch of lies.

False allegations of child abuse come to mind.