July 11, 2007

Thursday Thirteen (#14): Pearls of Wisdom

My younger son moved on from first grade to second grade this year. At the end of the year, the teacher (whom we loved dearly) sent home a number of pieces of wisdom from the kids. She gave them the first part of a commonly known proverb and asked them to finish it. Here are the sometimes funny, sometimes deep, sometimes both results:
  1. It's always darkest before... I'm in trouble.
  2. Never underestimate the power of... the dark side.
  3. Strike while the... bug is close.
  4. Don't bite the hand... that has not been washed.
  5. A miss is as good as a... Mr.
  6. You can't teach an old dog new... words.
  7. Happy is the bride who... gets the most presents.
  8. A penny saved is... still only one cent.
  9. If at first you don't succeed... you won't go on to second grade.
  10. Better late than... really, really, really late.
  11. Two's company, three's... a family.
  12. No news is... bad because no one knows the weather.
  13. The pen is mightier than... the pencil.

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Anonymous said...

Brilliant!!! I loved the answers :)

Happy Thursday!

Anonymous said...

Those are great. I especially like "Three´s a family", so cute!

Lisa said...

Ha! I love the going on to second grade one.

Happy Thursday.

cjm said...

Those are fantastic.

Marcia (MeeAugraphie) said...

Must have been a great group of kids, I loved the bite the hand one.