Proverbs from Fourth Graders
A 4th grade teacher collected well-known proverbs. She gave each child in the class the first half of the proverb, and asked them to come up with the rest. Here is what they came up with:
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 will 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 is smoke, there’s pollution.
Happy is the bride who gets all the presents.
A penny saved is not much.
Two is company, three’s The Musketeers.
None are so blind as Helen Keller.
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