25 Famous Proverbs, As Told By A Class Of First Graders

by Bobby Popovic

September, 2015

originally posted on tickld.com

25 Famous Proverbs, As Told By A Class Of First Graders.
Number 20 Is Priceless.

A first grade teacher presented each child in her class the first half of a well known proverb and asked them to come up with the second half. It's hard to believe these were actually done by first graders. Their insight and humour may surprise you.

1. You can lead a horse to water but how?
2. Strike while the bug is close.
3. It's always darkest before Daylight Saving Time.
4. Never underestimate the power of termites.
5. Don't change horses until they stop.
6. Don't bite the hand that looks dirty.
7. No news is impossible.
8. A miss is as good as a Mister.
9. You can't teach an old dog new math.
10. If you lie down with dogs, you'll stink in the morning.
11. Love all, trust me.
12. The pen is mightier than the pigs.
13. An idle mind is the best way to relax.
14. Where there's smoke there's pollution.
15. Happy the bride who gets all the presents.
16. A penny saved is not much.
17. Two's company, three's the Musketeers
18. Don't put off till tomorrow what you put on to go to bed.
19. Laugh and the whole world laughs with you, cry and you have to blow your nose.
20. There are none so blind as Stevie Wonder.
21. Children should be seen and not spanked or grounded.
22. If at first you don't succeed get new batteries.
23. You get out of something only what you see in the picture on the box.
24. When the blind lead the blind get out of the way.
And the best for last
25. Better late than pregnant.