No. 1: It is not “Walk the ‘Walk'”

Hearing this again on a major television news network prompted me to start this series. This phrase came from a saying which has undergone a change simply due to carelessness.  The original phrase, “Walk the talk,” started in the 1980’s I believe.  It meant that someone’s actions backed up his words or those of an organization he had pledged allegiance to.  It was a catchy and concise way to say this.  “Walk the walk” doesn’t convey the original intended message.

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