A first grade school teacher in Virginia presented each child in her classroom the first half of a well-known proverb and asked them to come up with the remainder of the proverb. Here are their answers:
1. Don't change horses... until they stop running. 2. Strike while the...bug is close. 3. It's always darkest before...Daylight Saving Time. 4. Never underestimate the power of...termites. 5. You can lead a horse to water but...how? 6. Don't bite the hand that...looks dirty. 7. No news is...impossible. 8. A miss is as good as a...Mr. 9. You can't teach an old dog new...math. 10. If you lie down with dogs, you'll...stink in the morning. 11. Love all, trust...me. 12. The pen is mightier than the...pigs. 13. An idle mind is...the best way to relax. 14. Where there's smoke there's...pollution. 15. Happy is the bride who...gets all the presents. 16. A penny saved is...not much. 17. Two's company, three's...the Musketeers.