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    welldone Guest

    Time wounds all heels

    What does it mean?

    Thanks :D

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    It's a joke- we say that 'time heals all wounds', so they changed it about. I must say it's not a very funny joke, though.

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    welldone Guest
    am I right by these:

    wounds = hurts
    heels = feet (or part of feet.

    So, the meaning of "Time wounds all heels" just mean your feet will get hurt as time passes by...

    weird...
    thanks TDOL!!

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    Quote Originally Posted by tdol
    It's a joke- we say that 'time heals all wounds', so they changed it about. I must say it's not a very funny joke, though.


    But in our side it is a wise saying, it means instead of all the pain, sorrow sadness and things like that humans can forget everything.Time heals.

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    "Time wounds all heels"

    Yes, wounds= hurts

    Heels is a slang expression for someone who is a jerk, usually a male. It's not uncommon for a woman (or her friends) whose heart is broken to make this statement.

    Basically the phrase is another way of saying "What goes around, comes around".......in other words....

    ...in time, the *heel* (jerk) will get hurt by his actions.

    Hope this makes sense! :D

    Susie

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    welldone Guest
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    Guys, especially Susie

    thank you so much!
    I have been Googling crazily for answer since I have to translate it for somebody else. This was driving me nuts. Now I can calm down

    Thank you all!

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    Quote Originally Posted by ProudToBeMuslim



    But in our side it is a wise saying, it means instead of all the pain, sorrow sadness and things like that humans can forget everything.Time heals.
    I meant the changed version and not the original.

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