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Old Sayings Confusion

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

  1. Fozzie Bear

    Fozzie Bear Well-Known Member

    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

    Harvey Towers Well-Known Member

    Easier done than said...

    (Dr Teeth)
  3. Beauregard

    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

    christyb Well-Known 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

    Whatever Well-Known Member

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

    Whatever Well-Known Member

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

    Beauregard Well-Known Member

    Well, Catch the Tail by the Tiger...

    To quote Gobo.
  8. MeepBorkMeep

    MeepBorkMeep Well-Known 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

    Kimp the Shrimp Well-Known Member

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

    Krazedmuppet Well-Known 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

    Beauregard Well-Known Member

    Hehe. Nice one.

    "A bad day hair."

    *wonders what deeper meaning that may have*
  12. Beauregard

    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

    DreamTripper Member

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

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

    MeepBorkMeep Well-Known 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

    G-MAN Well-Known Member

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

    DreamTripper Member

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

    Krazedmuppet Well-Known Member

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

    Gonzo14 Well-Known Member

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

    Krazedmuppet Well-Known Member

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

    MeepBorkMeep Well-Known 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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