ANSWERS: 32
  • Look at that old grizzly bear.
  • never burn the bridges that you crossed on.
  • A man's home is his castle A stitch in time saves nine A time to live and a time to die Absolute power corrupts absolutely A friend to all is a friend to none All our dreams can come true - if we have the courage to pursue them
  • Mind your Ps and Qs. (I've never actually said this, but in my writing it appears everywhere.)
  • When my Grandfather left for work he would alway's say " I'm going up Jakes and Down Jakes to get some hot pancakes " That has stayed with me for ever
  • If it ain't broke, don't fix it.
  • there is nothing worse than regret
  • Two that seem to contradict each other are: Many hands make light work Too many cooks spoil the broth.
  • It takes two to Tango
  • Never sell your horse in the middle of the street!
  • "Four things do not come back: the spent arrow,the spoken word, the past life, and the neglected opportunity." Mongolian Proverb
  • "It takes the whole oflife to learn how to live"
  • Smartest Kid in the dumb bunch
  • i can't remember the source but it goes something like this: An idle mind is the devil's playground, Idle hands are the devil's workshop.
  • Man is not good by nature. Be careful what you wish for. May you live in interesting times. Busier than a one armed paper hanger. (He/She's) Like an itch you can't scratch. Can't see the forest for the trees. THAT dog can't hunt. (meaning an idea is a poor one...won't work) Like a horse with three legs, runnin for Congress.... You're cuttin off your nose to spite your face! Don't piss up hill in a storm. More nervous than a long-tailed cat in a room full of rockers! Better make hay while the sun shines! Ya gotta eat a peck of dirt before you die. Close only counts with hand-grenades and horse shoes. There ain't NO FOOL...like an OLD FOOL. No hoof, no horse. (applying to looking after your horse's feet properly, or you'll have no horse to ride!) Well be that as it is in May!
  • Your feet dont fit no branch. a expresion my mom used when i was younger when i would ask who. Shes popped that out every time.
  • My Great Grandma had a lot: "You're a monkey's uncle"( she'd say that when we were rhowdy. It came from the Scopes trial. She was a little girl when it was in the news.), "I love you said the little blue man in the moon."(that was bed time), and "For Pete's Sake" (She was a Mormon and wouldn't cuss.). And she always sang us "Yes, Jesus Loves Me". And now I need a tissue.
  • People who live in glass houses shouldn't throw stones. I remember this one, my grandmother and my mother used it often.
  • Early to bed, early to rise, makes a man healthy, wealthy and wise. The early bird catches the worm. Let bygones be bygones. You can lead a horse to water but you can't make him drink. Lead, follow, or get out of the way. You can't make a silk purse out of a sow's ear. Don't ask permission, ask forgiveness.
  • You can't squeez blood our of a turnip.
  • Don't cry over spilt milk A stich in time saves nine To thine own self be true Out of sight, out of mind Actions speak louder than words The sword is mightier than the pen Advice is least heeded when most needed Never advise anyone to marry or go to war A man is as old as he's feeling; a woman as old as she looks. At the third cup, wine drinks the man. Beware the fury of a patient man. A soft answer turneth away wrath; but grievous words stir up anger. Would'st thou both eat thy cake and have it? Beauty is in the eye of the beholder. Curiosity killed the cat. A flattering mouth worketh ruin. A journey of a thousand miles must begin with a single step. Give a man a fish and you feed him for a day. Teach a man to fish and you feed him for a lifetime.
  • You can't make chicken salad out of chicken sh*t.
  • "He is slicker than snake oil."
  • Those sayings like "birds of a feather flock together." They confuse me because they always have a negative (ex: opposites attract).
  • My grandmother was a lady of the South and was known to say, "He ain't got the sense of a government mule." LOL!
  • No confundas "pajaro de alto vuelo" con el pajaro de tu abuelo.
  • My mother used to say this one about slimeballs: "He's lower than a snake's belly in a wagon rut!". Love it!
  • My grandmother was a Southern lady and was known to say, "He ain't got the sense of a government mule." LOL!
  • Colder than a well diggers A$$
  • See a Penny pick it up.and all that day you will have ..a Penny....
  • A man who goes to bed with an itchy bum wakes up with a smelly finger!
  • I have been to two world fairs, placed second in a donkey fu*king contest, and I ain't never seen nothing like this before.

Copyright 2018, Wired Ivy, LLC

Answerbag | Terms of Service | Privacy Policy