What does 'Fine words butter no parsnips' mean?
This idiom means that it's easy to talk, but talk is not action.
- Category: Food
Idioms similar to 'Fine words butter no parsnips'
- Like a hot knife through butter
- Bread and butter
- Quarrel with bread and butter
- Butter wouldn't melt in their mouth
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