There are no misunderstandings;
there are only failures to communicate.
~ Senegalese Proverb [18958]

"What we've got here, is a failure to communicate." ~ famous line from the 1967 movie, 'Cool Hand Luke'.

Guns N' Roses revitalized the popularity of the line to a new generation their 1991 song, 'Civil War':

The connection between misunderstandings and violence, missed communication, and war permeates every culture in the world.

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