a little birdie told me

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a little birdie 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. A: "Did you hear that Mark is planning to propose to Sarah soon?" B: "Yes, a little birdie told me."
See also: birdie, little, told
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Cheekily referring to Prince William, she introduced Under Pressure by saying: "A little birdie told me this was Diana's favourite song."