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Idioms and common sayings....

I really enjoy hearing or reading those idioms and phrases like "A bird in the hand is worth two in the bush" as an example, and thought it might be fun to hear peoples favorites! so lets hear your favorites or just some new ones youve heard!

ill start with one of my favorites;

A fool in life wants everything but has nothing. A wise man wants nothing but has everything"
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Re: Idioms and common sayings....

I read one yesterday I liked.

"Smaller than the little end of nothing whittled to a point."

"I won't forget that ride for a while. Maybe you're right. Living fast might be worth the final crash. Maybe that's the secret you fliers know." - Flight of the Intruder
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I read one yesterday I liked.

"Smaller than the little end of nothing whittled to a point."
i like that!....


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“Never attempt to teach a pig to sing; it wastes your time and annoys the pig.”


Robert A. Heinlein

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Discretion is the greater part of valor
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An ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure
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An ounce of perception, A pound of obscure- Rush, Vital Signs.

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Penny wise and a pound foolish.

I was young and stupid then. I'm old and stupid now.
We get too soon old, and too late smart.
I started off with nothing and still have most of it left.
A closed mouth gathers no feet.
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If its and buts were berries and nuts every day would be Christmas.

(Perhaps there should be some''' in there somewhere)....
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If its and buts were berries and nuts every day would be Christmas.

(Perhaps there should be some''' in there somewhere)....
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if the enemy is in range... then so are you.
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if the enemy is in range... then so are you.

:-)
On a similar theme:

Tracer works both ways...

No such thing as "friendly" fire, it's all nasty when it's coming at you!

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busier than a one legged man in an ass kicking contest

colder than a witch's tit in a brass bra

tighter than a bull's ass in fly season

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"nervous as a long tailed cat in a room fulla rocking chairs"

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colder than a witch's tit in a brass bra
Dangg! Took that from me..


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