6th: Famous sayings with "original" endings

Dr. Ernest N. Prabhakar (ernest@drernie.scruz.net)
Fri, 2 Jan 98 19:15:36 -0800

Yeah, I know, old humour bits, but it fit very nicely with the
Boyer-isms... And at least it doesn't pick on Bill, eh?

-- Ernie P.

Begin forwarded message:

Originally from: Ang Sze Wei <swang@tm.net.my>
Originally dated: 2 Jan 1998 0:00:00

"The Sixth Sense - The Sense of Humor"

A teacher gave her fourth-grade students the beginning of a
list of famous sayings and asked them to provide original endings for
each one. Here are some examples of what they submitted:

The grass is always greener when you leave the sprinkler on.

A rolling stone plays the guitar.

The grass is always greener when you remember to water it.

A bird in the hand is a real mess.

No news is no newspaper.

It's better to light one candle than to waste electricity.

It's always darkest just before I open my eyes.

You have nothing to fear but homework.

If you can't stand the heat, don't start the fireplace.

If you can't stand the heat, go swimming.

Never put off 'til tomorrow what you should have done yesterday.

A penny saved is nothing in the real world.

The squeaking wheel gets annoying.

We have nothing to fear but our principal.

To err is human. To eat a muskrat is not.

I think, therefore I get a headache.

Better to light a candle than to light an explosive.

It's always darkest before 9:30 p.m.

Early to bed and early to rise is first in the bathroom.

A journey of a thousand miles begins with a blister.

There is nothing new under the bed.

The grass is always greener when you put manure on it.

Don't count your chickens -- it takes too long.

Laugh and the world laughs with you. Cry, and someone yells, "Shut