11th commandment

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A well-known convention which supposedly can not or should not be broken.

Etymology:

  • In reference to the biblical Ten Commandments, carrying the implication that the convention is of very high importance.
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A “hood,” he said, isn’t necessarily a neighborhood, adding that the same culture is seen on Wall Street, “where the 11th commandment is ‘Thou shalt not get caught.’ ”

Submitted on January 20, 2019

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