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Six year old proverbs

Discussion in 'The Lounge' started by mudhog, Jun 28, 2003.

  1. mudhog

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    A first grade teacher collected well-known proverbs. She gave each child in her class the first half of a proverb and asked them to come up with the remainder of the proverb. It's hard to believe these were actually done by first graders. Their insight may surprise you.

    While reading these keep in mind that these are first graders 6 year-olds, because the last one is classic!

    Better to be safe than punch a 5th grader.

    Strike while the bug is close.

    It's always darkest before Daylight Saving Time.

    Never underestimate the power of termites.

    You can lead a horse to water but how?

    Don't bit the hand that looks dirty.

    No news is impossible.

    A miss is as good as a Mr.

    You can't teach an old dog new 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 world laughs with you, cry and you have to blow your nose.

    There are none so blind as Stevie Wonder.

    Children should be seen and not spanked or grounded.

    If at first you don't succeed get new batteries.

    You get out of something only what you see in the picture on the box.

    When the blind leadeth the blind get out of the way.

    Better late than pregnant!!!
     
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