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Re:Saying's 11 years 1 month ago #10415

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The Jester was not just a comical figure...he was also the bearer of updated news....He used to put the news into comedic form.....Hence....True word said in Jest xxxx;) :whistle: :lol:

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Re:Saying's 11 years 1 month ago #10426

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This man is a genius:lol:

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Re:Saying's 11 years 1 month ago #10427

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A bird in the hand is worth two in the bush:)
What does that really mean?:)
Clean version please Tony:lol:<br><br>Post edited by: Dorrie, at: 2008/10/01 17:22

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Re:Saying's 11 years 1 month ago #10453

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The bird in this case are in actual fact Rats...Great plague of London...It was considered that you didnt waste time looking for more if you could kill one at a time xxxx;) :cheer:

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Re:Saying's 11 years 1 month ago #10520

What about look before you leap.
What does that mean?:lol:

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Re:Saying's 11 years 1 month ago #10532

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There are some who believe this to be connected to the 20s recession in the USA....The market was moving in every direction and the newspapers were having trouble keeping up...
Bankers and brokers were jumping from buildings....So...Read that its Bad news before You leap xxxx;) :whistle:

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Re:Saying's 11 years 1 month ago #10588

Money is the root of all evil
Does that mean only evil people have money.lol
What does it really mean:)

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Re:Saying's 11 years 1 month ago #10652

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Simple answer.....Its was started by the Church in days before C of E to encourage the locals to give as much as possible to the Church and cleans themselves of the Evil of money....Robbing Gits xxxx;) :whistle:

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Re:Saying's 11 years 1 month ago #10890

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What about shutting the stable door after the horse has bolted.
What does that mean.
Over to you Tony:)

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Re:Saying's 11 years 3 weeks ago #11535

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Its much too old to refer to Shergar xxxx

More of an 1800 proverb ...used by the military (Lancers ) to ensure jobs were done correctly...as in..Its no good shutting the stable door after horse has bolted...Too late then...Check first xxxx ;) :ohmy:

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Re:Saying's 11 years 3 weeks ago #11542

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What about the saying \"There will be tears before bedtime\":lol:
What does it mean Tony:)

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Re:Saying's 11 years 3 weeks ago #11567

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Fairly modern saying ( 1950s) to keep American kids in order when playing-up.......Used in a form by Hotpoint to advertise their Fridges..There will be tears before Hotpoint .... xxxx;) :whistle:

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