To take in a great deal of information and selectively disregard some of it as invalid or inapplicable
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Do not swallow every story that is told. There may be a grain of truth somewhere in all the myths, but chew the meat and spit out the bones.

Submitted on July 10, 2018

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Kauen Sie das Fleisch und spucken Sie die Knochen aus

μασήστε το κρέας και φτύστε τα κόκαλα

masticar la carne y escupir los huesos

mâcher la viande et cracher les os

고기를 씹고 뼈를 뱉어

咀嚼肉,吐出骨頭

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