What Does Fax, No Printer Mean?

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"Fax, no printer" means "It's The Truth." It is a another way of saying "facts, no lies" or "truth, no cap." It uses a pun on the word "fax," which sounds like "facts," and contrasts it with "no printer" to imply that what is being said is genuine and not fabricated (i.e., the truth). Essentially, it's used to emphasize that someone is telling the truth or stating something undeniable. For example:

  • I didn't know I was paying him to pay hush money to a porn star. Fax, no printer.
  • Fax, no printer, I did not have sex with that woman.
Although it's a saying that is particularly popular with Gen Z, the earliest known use of the phrase dates back to 2014, in the song Post to Be by Omarion and Chris Brown, which includes the line "And that's facts, no printer."

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When I write Fax, No Printer, I mean this:

meaning of Fax, No Printer

"Fax, no printer" emphasizes that someone is telling the truth.

Summary of Key Points

"It's The Truth" is, by far, the most common meaning for Fax, No Printer when it is used in a text. (Bear in mind that it could have another meaning if used in a different context.)
Fax, No Printer
Definition:It's The Truth
Type:Word (Slang)
Guessability:guessability level 3

3: Guessable

Typical Users:typical user

Adults and Teenagers

An Academic Look at Fax, No Printer

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"Fax, no printer" is a slang phrase. Slang is informal language that consists of words, phrases, and uses of language that are often restricted to a specific context or a particular group of users. It is not typically used in formal or professional settings.

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