Tuesday, 7 April 2009

Out of the mouth of babes...

Six year olds were asked to complete the first part of well-known proverbs. The results were astonishing to say the least.

  1. Don't change horses --- until they stop running
  2. Strike while the --- bug is close
  3. It's always darkest before --- daylight savings 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. Then 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 the bride who --- gets all the presents
  16. A penny saved is --- not much
  17. Two's company, three's --- the Musketeers
  18. Don't put off until tomorrow what --- you put on to go to bed
  19. Laugh and whole world laughs with you, cry and --- you have to blow your nose
  20. There are none so blind as --- Stevie Wonder
  21. Children should be seen and not --- spanked or grounded
  22. If at first you don't succeed --- get new batteries
  23. You get out of something only what you --- see in the picture on the box
  24. When the blind lead the blind --- get out of the way
  25. Better late than --- pregnant

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