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Forthright to an actual fault

身も蓋もない (Mi mo futa mo nai; “No filter”) Definition: Too blunt; too open. Someone’s attitude or words being so blunt and tactless that they lack all nuance or subtlety; by extension, so blunt and tactless that further conversation becomes impossible. … Continue reading

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