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    Every house has a pair of scissors

    Does the sentence mean something especial?
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    Every house/home has a pair of scissors


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    Re: Every house has a pair of scissors

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    Re: Every house has a pair of scissors

    Quote Originally Posted by egcarneiro View Post
    Does the sentence mean something especial?
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    Emilia

    Every house/home has a pair of scissors
    It sounds to me like a translation of a non-English idiom that might mean something like 'anyone can make a cut'/'there's no such thing as "too short"'/'Anything can be improved by shortening it'. But I agree with Anglika - it's not an English saying.

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