Saturday, June 27, 2009

Proverbs according to kids

A first grade teacher collected well-known proverbs and gave the kids in her class the first half each and had them come up with the rest. The results:

• Better to be safe than . . . . . punch a 5th grader.
• Strike while the . . . . . bug is close.
• It's always darkest before . . . . . Daylight Savings Time.
• Never underestimate the power of . . . . . termites.
• You can lead a horse to water but . . . . .how?
• Don't bite the hand that . . . . looks dirty.
• No news is . . . . . impossible.
• A miss is as good as a . . . . .Mr.
• You can't teach an old dog . . . . . math.
• If you lie down with dogs you'll . . . . stink in the morning.
• Love all, trust . . . . me.
• The pen is mightier than the . . . . . pigs.
• An idle mind is . . . . . the best way to relax.
• Where there's smoke there's . . . . . pollution.
• Happy the bride who . . . . . gets all the presents.
• A penny saved is . . . . . not much.
• Two's company, three's . . . . the Musketeers.
• Don't put off till tomorrow what . . . . . you put on to go to bed.
• Laugh and the whole world laughs with you, cry and . . . . . you have to blow your nose.
• None are so blind as . . . . . Helen Keller.
• Children should be seen and not . . . . . spanked or grounded.
• If at first you don't succeed . . . . . get new batteries.
• You get out of something what you . . . . . see pictured on the box.
• When the blind lead the blind . . . . . get out of the way.


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