to become the talk of the town
(news, rumor etc.) to spread all over the town
Even if you have found the secret, there is no need to cry it from the housetop.
topic of the town
- The stirring event was well canvassed
- Widespread excitement over an incident
- The talk of the town;(turnout,news)spreading all over
- Even if you have found the secret, there is no need to cry it from the housetop
- I can't talk over the telephone. One word in the wrong quarter and this whole thing might blow sky high.
- All Paris is excited by the discovered corpse of Marie, a girl young, beautiful, and notorious.