Mudcat Café message #3941902 The Mudcat Café TM
Thread #164638   Message #3941902
Posted By: Bill D
05-Aug-18 - 08:11 PM
Thread Name: BS: Clever sayings #56
Subject: RE: BS: Clever sayings #56
In the old days, the complaints about the passing of the
golden age were much more sophisticated.
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"Aujourd'hui ce qui ne vaut pas la peine d'etre dit, on le chante"
from "Le Barbier de Seville" by Pierre- Augustin Caron de
Beaumarchais and translates as:

"Today if something is not worth saying, people sing it"