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Old Sayings Confusion

Discussion in 'Games' started by Fozzie Bear, Feb 8, 2005.

  1. Fozzie Bear Moderator

    Hey, gang!

    An idea hit me from this thread here when I saw a post by GelflingWaldo which read:

    And I almost posted this in the same thread:

    Never book a judge by its cover.

    But, that was going to take the thread WAY off topic, so instead I thought, "Wouldn't it be a fun game if we were to mix-up old sayings and confuse folks with them?" And then I responded and said, "Yup, it might."

    Now, I'm on medication for talking to myself and answering, but I suppose we might be able to have some fun, so post away!
  2. Harvey Towers Active Member

    Easier done than said...

    (Dr Teeth)
  3. Beauregard Well-Known Member

    Hm. Not many people seem interested in this thread Fozzie. Maybe you were barking up the wrong tree without a paddle.

    But I do have a good, and thought provoking, one from Star Trek: Lefler's Law #32: "If life hands you lemonade, don't try to make lemons out of it."
  4. christyb New Member

    I head a good one on a rerun of "I Love Lucy". Here it is...

    Don't cross your chickens before your bridges is hatched.
  5. Whatever Active Member

    The plain in Spain falls mainly in the rain.
  6. Whatever Active Member

    It's raining cats and dogs- don't step in a poodle!
  7. Beauregard Well-Known Member

    Well, Catch the Tail by the Tiger...

    To quote Gobo.
  8. MeepBorkMeep New Member

    Well there's this offensive one that I really don't believe but it falls under this category:

    Just because I'm dumb doesn't mean I'm blonde.

    Again, being blonde, don't appreciate it, but I thought it was a funny twist of words.
  9. Kimp the Shrimp Active Member

    the early bird catchs the worm but then again who wants worms
  10. Krazedmuppet Active Member

    Bush around the beat (beating around the bush)

    getting a meal square (getting a square meal)

    eating pie humble (eating humble pie)

    Clean your dessert before you can have a plate (clean your plaet before you can have dessert)

    Goat your getting (getting your goat)

    And my fav-
    Beeswax your own mind. (mind your own beesewax)
    Getting out of the side on the wrong bed (getting out of bed on the wrong side)

  11. Beauregard Well-Known Member

    Hehe. Nice one.

    "A bad day hair."

    *wonders what deeper meaning that may have*
  12. Beauregard Well-Known Member

    "Tea for two" and backwards "Two for tea."

    Wait...taht still makes perfect sence...let's tr that another way:

    "Tea for two," and backwards, "Owt rof aet."

    And yes, this post was brought to you by the letter T and inspired by a Muppet Show sketch involving a dog and a boomerang fish thrower.
  13. DreamTripper New Member

    "Time's fun when you're having flies!"

    "Time flies like the wind. Fruit flies like bananas."
  14. MeepBorkMeep New Member

    Outside of a dog, a book is a man's best friend. Inside a dog, it's too dark to read.
  15. G-MAN Active Member

    In every rain a little life must fall, lol
  16. DreamTripper New Member

    "People who live in glass houses, should use their neighbors bathrooms!"
  17. Krazedmuppet Active Member

    People in glass houses should get dressed in the dark! LOL
  18. Gonzo14 Active Member

    you're not the sharpest crayon in the box
  19. Krazedmuppet Active Member

    you are not the sharpest box in the crayon
  20. MeepBorkMeep New Member

    Don't bite the horse that feeds you in the mouth.

    ((i.e. Don't bite the hand that feeds you and don't look a gift horse in the mouth. My friend accidentally said this yesterday, swear ta God.)) ;)

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