Don't judge a book by its cover

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The English idiom "don't judge a book by its cover" is a metaphorical phrase which means "you shouldn't prejudge the worth or value of something by its outward appearance alone".[1]

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  1. ^ The New Dictionary of Cultural Literacy, 3rd ed. 2002
  2. ^ http://wiki.answers.com/Q/Who_said_'Don't_judge_a_book_by_its_cover'%7CAnswers.com, Who said 'Don't judge a book by its cover'?
  • Hirsch, E. D., Joseph Francis Kett, and James Trefil. Don't Judge A Book By Its Cover. The New Dictionary of Cultural Literacy. 3rd ed. 2002. Print. *MLA Format*

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