One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
Without information to the contrary you can assume that all is well.
- ‘We are on tenter-hooks all the time, but no news is good news.’
- ‘I wish I had more to say or something to rant on, but then I suppose it's just as well - perhaps no news is good news.’
- ‘Maybe we operate on the classic principle that no news is good news.’
- ‘But you have to stand back and remind yourself that no news is good news.’
- ‘He was finding it difficult to get in contact, but I think in a way, no news is good news.’
- ‘So is no news is good news for the Finnish developer?’
- ‘There is nothing to suggest anything untoward has happened, so we just have to assume that no news is good news.’
- ‘I guess it's a case of no news is good news in as much as his condition hasn't deteriorated but by the same token hasn't improved.’
- ‘I haven't heard from him since he went two-and-a-half weeks ago, but no news is good news.’
- ‘Sometimes we think that maybe no news is good news but if it carries on any longer the doubts will certainly become stronger.’
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