How does the truth taste?
My job comes with a complimentary toothpaste
The ‘Truth’ he spits about the relationship is hard to face up to and that is why it tastes strong and sharp, like toothpaste. But it also washes away all of the ‘dirty’ lying and faking that have run through their relationship and gives a fresh start, continuing the analogy with toothpaste.
A third meaning behind the “complimentary toothpaste” line could be a reference to the free toothpaste you get at hotels. He is trying to explain how his job requires him to travel a lot — a point he emphasizes on the next line. His “toothpaste” is what comes with his job. This is travel and money. he uses these to forget about the situation.
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