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    Unhappy what does "Oh, what a tangled web we weave" mean?

    I can't seem to put my finger on it.


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    Re: what does "Oh, what a tangled web we weave" mean?


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    Re: what does "Oh, what a tangled web we weave" mean?

    “Oh what a tangled web we weave, When first we practice to deceive”


    is a quotation by Sir Walter Scott, which I'm sure you knew. It means that when you tell lies or act in a dishonest way you create problems and complications which you cannot control.

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