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Many well known proverbs, quotes and expressions have entered out vocabularies in a foreshortened, hence inaccurate, form. I here set the record straight by revealing the original, complete sentences.
You can't see the forest for the trees have all been cut down.
Clothes make the man itchy and sweaty and
stinky underneath.
The customer is always right tedious.
One foot in the grave one in the frivolous,
 that's my philosophy.
Nice guys finish last as a courtesy.
Blondes have more fun made of them.
How now, brown cow who knew bruin coo. [more
 interspecies
 hanky-panky]
She went for him in a big way, so much so
 that ...
she went for him to the meeting--while he
 was out two-timing her!
 So ...
she went for him with a butcher knife.
A word to the wise is sufficient but it takes two words to
 dismiss a wise guy.
Sorry, I should've known better ways to hide my mistakes.
Thank God it's Friday said Robinson Crusoe,
 recovering from a sudden
 fright.
Meantime ... back at Greenwich ...
The worm has turned into a butterfly!
Practice what you preach before a mirror.
Always look on the bright side of the mirror.
It'll be a cold day in hell ... after the sun explodes
 earth into the near
 0[degrees] K of space.
If you pay peanuts you get monkeys climbing all over you.
 [personal experience
 in Ball]
The world is my oyster I have no other pets or
 friends.
A man's reach must exceed his grasp or there's nothing left
 for anyone else!
Everyone is innocent until proved guilty or disliked.
There but for the grace of God go I to New Zealand. [Oz joke]
Everything fell in place of rising or holding
 steady.
The unexpected always happens unexpectedly.
You pays your money and takes your choice of grammar.
A good conscience is a continual feast impediment.
Nothing costs so much as what is given us on credit.
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Publication:Word Ways
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Date:Aug 1, 2008
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