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"If a frog tells you the crocodile is dead do not doubt it"

Give me your opinion why this is true or not true, later I will say my opinion.

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My first guess is that the crocodile would eat the frog, so he wouldn't lie about it since he'd be happy as well. So my take on the metaphor then is take good news on an obstacle being overcome or some evil being rid of exactly how it was delivered as long as the messenger would be happy about it as well, if that last part makes sense.

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he has no reason to lie

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Because if a frog suddenly acquires the skill to speak, you better believe what it's telling you.


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Because if a frog suddenly acquires the skill to speak, you better believe what it's telling you.
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Hrolleif was close.

There are more or less 2 accepted answers to this topic.

1. The frog is a reliable source as information about the crocodile is imperative to the frogs survival, as it is the crocodiles prey.

2. The second is the exact same, but you do not believe the frog because he is lying and wants the crocodile to eat you, instead of him.

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Hrolleif was close.

There are more or less 2 accepted answers to this topic.

1. The frog is a reliable source as information about the crocodile is imperative to the frogs survival, as it is the crocodiles prey.

2. The second is the exact same, but you do not believe the frog because he is lying and wants the crocodile to eat you, instead of him.
so what you are saying is that the frog may or may not be a bastard?

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If I ever found myself in a position where I was talking to a frog or, more importantly, the frog was talking to me I think crocodiles would be the least of my worries

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It's probably not true at all, because I'd have obviously partaken in a serious dosage of psychedelics. Either way I'd take the opportunity to make sure it's dead for myself. Possibly putting a bullet hole through my apartment floor in the process.
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