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  1. #1
    maestrowork Guest

    Meaning of phrase...

    What does "Keep a civil tongue in one's head" mean? And how is it used?

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    Tdol is offline Editor,
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    It means to 'be polite'. It could be used when someone is being rude as a reminder that their language is inappropriate. :o

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