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Daemon
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(the) elephant in the room

An obvious truth or fact, especially one regarded as embarrassing or undesirable, that is being intentionally ignored or left unaddressed. More...

KSPavan
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(the) elephant in the room — An obvious truth or fact, especially one regarded as embarrassing or undesirable, that is being intentionally ignored or left unaddressed.
Adyl Mouhei
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An elephant in the room


If you say there is an elephant in the room, you mean that there is an obvious problem or difficult situation that people do not want to talk about.
taurine
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Elephant is not good. Lobster better...

To break the claw of a lobster, clap it between
the sides of the dining-room door:
thus you can do it without mashing the meat.

-Swift.
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Emel Rapchan
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Emel Rapchan
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