A little bird told me


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a little bird told me

A phrase used when one does not want to reveal the source of the information that one is about to share or has shared. Did you hear that Mark is planning to propose to Sarah soon? Yes, a little bird told me.
See also: bird, little, told

A little bird told me (so).

something that you say in order to let someone know that you are not going to tell them who gave you the information being discussed 'So who told you she'd got the job?' 'Oh, let's just say a little bird told me so.'
See also: bird, little, told