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Spoken words fly away, written words remain

This is from Oneaday.org, a sister site of Danwei's that publishes a Chinese saying or idiom, with translation, every week day:

口说无凭立字为据
kou3 shuo1 wu2 ping2 li4 zi4 wei2 ju4

Spoken words fly away, written words remain

See this idiom on oneaday.org in simplified or traditional characters.

If you think the idiom could be better translated, please let us know in the comments section.

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It seems the feed for your oneaday.org site is broken. The link on this page led me to:

http://www.oneaday.org/index.rdf

But I'm getting a 404 on the feed.

I can't find the feed of your oneaday.org...can you please fix that? I would love to subscribe to its interesting content.

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