Brownielocks and The 3 Bears
Old wisdom with a new
following are the results of an assignment that a junior school teacher
gave her class. She gave them the first half of traditional, well-known
proverbs and asked the kids to complete them.
are the proverbs the kids created.
Read and Learn!
||If you can't stand
the heat ... get a pool.
Don't count your chickens ...
A watched pot
Too many cooks...so few meals.
A Miss is as good as a
Look before you run into a
As you shall make your bed so
shall you... mess it up.
People in glass houses shouldn't . . . run around naked.
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 new... math.
If you lie down with the 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 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.
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 leadeth the blind... get out of the way.
There is no fool like... Aunt Eddie.
"The Mammouth Book of Humor"
by Geoff Tidballs
Carroll & Graff Publishers, Inc. © 2000
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