barking dogs seldom bite

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barking dogs seldom bite

  1. People who make threats rarely carry them out.

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  • Gregory Y. Titelman (1996), “barking dogs never bite”, in Random House Dictionary of Popular Proverbs and Sayings, Random House, →ISBN, page 20