Monday 17 March 2008

Phrase of the Day 187: 'speak of the devil'

"Speak of the Devil"

definition: this is used as a reference to someone who appears unexpectedly while being talked about.


  • John- "Bill is qitting his job!"
  • Simon - "Really...why?"
  • John - "Well some one told me that ..."
Bill enters the room
  • John - "Well speak of the devil!"


Kimberly Wilson said...

The entire expression is "Speak of the devil and his imps appear," but the entire expression is rarely said.

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