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What does the proverb "more lambs than sheep are slaughtered" mean? ?

3 Answers

  • 1 month ago

    I have never heard it. Proverbs are usually not literal, so this one isn't really about sheep.It seems to be saying that more young people than old are killed. I guess that could be true if it were referring to the fact that murders in the US are almost always among gangs and drug dealers, who are mostly young. But it's not a proverb that Americans know. 

  • Ivan
    Lv 6
    1 month ago

    I've never heard that one before. I would guess that it means lamb meat is more popular than is mutton from an older sheep.

  • Anonymous
    1 month ago

    The meat is more tender when they are lambs.

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