Some New Proverbs?

November 17, 2009 (PLANSPONSOR (b)lines) - A first grade teacher gave each child in her class the first half of a proverb and asked them to come up with the remainder of the proverb.

Here are the funniest responses she collected:

  • Strike while the… insect is close.
  • Never underestimate the power of… ants.
  • Don’t bite the hand that… looks dirty.
  • Better to be safe than… punch a grade 7 boy.
  • If you lie down with dogs, you’ll… stink in the morning.
  • It’s always darkest before… DaylightSaving Time.
  • You can lead a horse to water but… how?
  • No news is… impossible.
  • A miss is as good as a… Mr.
  • You can’t teach an old dog new… maths.
  • 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.
  • There are none so blind as… Stevie Wonder.
  • Children should be seen and not… smacked 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.