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This rebus has me stumped. Anyone have any clues to the solution.

know know
know know
Know know
Know to know

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    $\begingroup$ The rebus should have two "know" on 3 lines and then the 4th line is "know to know". Sorry it didn't come out this way in my question. $\endgroup$ – Peppypeanut Jan 16 '17 at 14:24
  • $\begingroup$ "No one knows to enforce ..." ? (there's no single "know" + "to" in 4th) I dunno. $\endgroup$ – Ian MacDonald Jan 16 '17 at 15:18
  • $\begingroup$ Are the capital letters significant? $\endgroup$ – Peregrine Rook Jan 18 '17 at 1:21
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I wonder if the original formatting was more columnar, so that two stacks of "knows" were separated by the "to", like so:

know    know  
know    know  
know    know  
know to know  

If it were, then it could be

"nose to nose", with the rebus forming "knows to knows".

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    $\begingroup$ This seems likely. +1 $\endgroup$ – Rubio Jan 16 '17 at 16:02
  • $\begingroup$ @Rubio - thanks for the edit, my apologies for not using spoilers. $\endgroup$ – AndyW Jan 16 '17 at 16:40
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    $\begingroup$ Your answer might be correct, but this is the original formatting, as posted. $\endgroup$ – Peregrine Rook Jan 18 '17 at 1:09
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This may well be the puzzle as I have seen elsewhere; slightly different in its format:

  know  know
  know  know
  know  know
->know  know

which of course is

the last to(two) know

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I interpreted it as

'7 knows to 8'; As in 'The number 8 follows 7', because there are 7 'knows' before the "to" followed by the 8th 'know'.

I do think

"nose to nose"

is probably the correct answer though. Well done.

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