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A: Shall I tell you a secret about butter?

B: You'd better not. I might spread it.

What's the joke? Thanks.

For learning: English
Base language: English
Category: Culture

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    When you put butter on bread, the verb is "to spread".

    I spread butter on bread.
    I spread jelly on toast.

    But "to spread" can also mean to tell a lot of people about something. And a secret is something you don't want to tell people. It is something you don't want to spread.

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