And fewer still will believe

Discussion in 'English Only' started by Pavel Pin, Dec 18, 2017.

  1. Pavel Pin Senior Member

    Telugu
    Felson says to Behman who is with him:

    Felson: I will show you my home. And we will sit in the hall where my forefathers sat and drink ale. Tell tales few men have lived to tell.
    Behman: And fewer still will believe.

    What is the meaning of "And fewer still will believe"?
    Does it mean Felson is bad at telling tales ?

    Source: Season of the Witch (2011)
     
  2. Uncle Jack

    Uncle Jack Senior Member

    Cumbria, UK
    British English
    No, on the contrary, he could be excellent. But (most of) his listeners will view them as stories rather than believe them to be true accounts.
     

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