More famous sayings gone wrong

Here are some more of the ideas me and Joanna thought of for how to end the proverbs mum and dad read out. We think our versions are better than the proper ones.

Don’t cast your pearls before ….. really thinking about it.
Don’t rock the ……chair.
Don’t rock the ……….world.
Don’t teach your Grandma to ……..text.
Don’t throw the baby out with the ………bins.
Don’t try to run before you can ………stop safely.
Don’t wash your dirty linen in ……….the bath.
Eat, drink and be merry, for tomorrow we ………….go to France on the ferry.
Empty vessels make the most ……..of it.
Faith will move ………slowly.
Familiarity breeds …….. dogs.
Fight fire with ………..firemen.
Genius is one percent inspiration, ninety-nine percent …………hallucination.
Give a man enough rope and he will ………..say thank you.
Give a man enough rope and he will ………..climb it then fall down.
God helps those who ……….. need help.
If a job is worth doing ……..do it.
If God had meant us to fly he would have given us ……….anti-gravity.
If you can’t be good, be ……..bad.
In the kingdom of the blind the one eyed man is ………still a Cyclops.
In the midst of life we are ………….half way through.
It is easy to be wise after the …………..pies.
It takes all sorts to make a ……..cake.
It’s better to light a candle than curse the …………light switch.
Life is just a bowl of ………..soup.
Like father, like ………. son, and Holy Spirit.
No rest for the ……….poor.
One swallow does not make a ……….nest all on its own.
Practice what you ……..want to learn.
Pride comes before a ………..hug.
Revenge is …….bad.
Rome wasn’t built in …………1951.
Silence is …………..annoying and boring.
That which does not kill us makes us ………faint.
The best things in life are ………..money.
The bigger they are, the harder they …………are.
The bigger they are, the harder they …………are to push along.
The road to hell is paved with ………..potholes.
The way to a man’s heart is through his ………….lungs.
Those who do not learn from history are doomed to ………not get very good marks for history.

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Famous sayings gone wrong

Mum and Dad wanted to know if me and Joanna knew some well known sayings. We didn’t know very many of them at all, but we came up with some really good endings for the ones we didn’t know.

Don’t count your chickens before….. they’ve evolved from lizards.
Don’t look a gift horse in the……. eye.
Don’t change horses ….. nappies.
Better safe than ….. not safe.
Better late than ….. early.
That put the cat among the …… bins.
There’s no point crying over …….. homework.
Where there’s muck there’s ……. pigs.
Birds of a feather ………. flap about.
A picture is worth …….. money.
A picture is worth …… photocopying.
There’s no such thing as a …… ghost.
You can’t make an omelette without breaking ……. the rules.
Cleanliness is next to ………… dirtyness.
Beggars can’t be ……. rich.
If it aint broke, don’t ……… break it.
If you can’t beat them, you’re ….. out of the game.
One man’s trash is another man’s …….. trash.
There’s no time like ……….. 3.15pm on a Friday.
Strike while the iron is ….. melting.
You can’t judge a book by its …….. blurb.
Good things come to those who ……….. say please.
Don’t put all your eggs in one ……. cake.
You can lead a horse to water, but you can’t make him ……. walk through mud.
A drowning man will clutch at ……… the lifebelt.
The straw that broke the ……….. promise.
A little knowledge is …….. not not knowledge.
A rolling stone gathers no …… other stones.
A watched pot never …….. gets too hot.
A woman’s place is …………. in no-man’s land.
All work and no play makes Jack ………. annoyed.
Beauty is in the eye of …… the beast.
Beauty is in the eye of ……. a supermodel.
Cold hands, warm …… feet.

Science at home

Today we tested lots of things to see if they were acidic or alkaline. Here are our results:

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The most alkaline thing we found was flash kitchen spray and drain unblocker. These have bleach in them, so we were really careful.

The most acidic things we found were wine and fruit juice.

Acidic things make the testing paper go orange or red, and alkaline things make the paper go green or blue or even purple!