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"O LORD, revive thy work in the midst of the years, . . . in wrath remember mercy" (Habakkuk 3:2).
"Wilt thou not revive us again: that thy people may rejoice in thee?" (Psalm 85:6)

Thursday, May 11, 2006

The Platypus Society: Old Proverbs Explained

The Platypus Society has “Old Proverbs Explained”. A Sample:


The early bird catches the worm.
Recognized Meaning: Get an early start to achieve success.
Alternate Meaning: Before you get out of bed in the morning ask yourself, “Am I the bird or the worm?” then plan your day accordingly.

You can’t make an omelet without breaking some eggs.
Recognized Meaning: You have to give up something to gain something.
Alternate Meaning: Some things require more effort than you’re willing to commit. Have some cereal instead.

An apple a day keeps the doctor away.
Recognized Meaning: Healthy eating leads to fewer illnesses.
Alternate Meaning: When throwing apples at your doctor, aim for his head, neck, or groin regions.

Go and check out the rest. And if you think of  a new one leave it in the comments.


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