Some Proverbial Wisdom From 1st Graders

A first grade teacher collected well-known proverbs. She gave each child in her class the first half of a proverb, and had them come up with the rest. Their insight may surprise you.

Better to be safe than ….Punch a 5th grader.

Strike while the…..Bug is close.

It’s always darkest before….Daylight Savings time.

Never underestimate the power of…..Termites.

You can lead a horse to water but ….how?

Don’t bite the hand that ….looks dirty.

No news is….impossible.

A miss is as good as a …..Mr.

You can’t teach an old dog new….math.

If you lie down with dogs, you….stink in the morning.

Love all, trust …

The pen is mightier than the….pigs.

An idle mind is….the best way to relax.

Where there’s smoke there’s ….Pollution.

Happy the bride who…..gets all the presents.

A penny saved is….not much.

Two’s company, three’s….the Musketeers.

Don’t put off till tomorrow what….you put on to go to bed.

Laugh and the whole world laughs with you, cry and ….you have to blow your nose.

None are so blind as….Helen Keller.

Children should be seen and not….spanked or grounded.

If at first you don’t succeed….get new batteries.

You get out of something what you….see pictured on the box.

When the blind leadeth the blind….get out of the way.

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About Chase Morgan
Chase Morgan is just your average, ordinary All-American writer. Chase began writing several years ago, but never published anything until the "Are You Friggen' Kidding Me?" blog launched in August of 2009. Chase simply got tired of standing around and just observing all of the craziness in the world, so this anxious writer sat down and wrote the first "Are YOu Friggen' Kidding Me?" article on August 19th, 2009. Now, any time something makes Chase say, "Are You Friggen' Kidding Me?", the issue get's transformed into an article. Chase is currently single, homeless and living under a bridge in South Florida.

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