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"Blood is thicker than water."

What does this mean? I understand blood represents family, but what's the water part?


Asked by Anonymous at 8:27 PM on Feb. 14, 2011 in Relationships

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Answers (5)
  • I think it is that you have a blood tie with relatives but not with anyone else. The water just refers to the lack of blood connection.

    Answer by Bmat at 8:30 PM on Feb. 14, 2011

  • others is the water!

    Answer by melody77 at 8:31 PM on Feb. 14, 2011

  • it means your blood- family comes first before others-nonfamily , [ if they deserve it ] some dont.

    Answer by letstalk747 at 8:51 PM on Feb. 14, 2011

  • What do you call spouses? Is semen stronger than blood?
    I am sorry. I do not mean to offend.

    Answer by tootoobusy at 8:48 PM on Feb. 14, 2011

  • Water is thin, blood is thick....semen can be! (mother of three)

    Answer by kbutts at 9:07 PM on Feb. 14, 2011