Monday, April 18, 2011

Out of the mouths of babes..

A first-grade teacher had 26 students in her class. She presented each child with the first half of a well-known proverb and asked them to come up with the remainder. Their insight may surprise you...

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.

18. Don't put off till tomorrow what --- You put on to go to bed.

19. Laugh and the 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. A bird in the hand --- Is going to poop on you.

26. Better late than --- Pregnant!


MA said...

Stevie Wonder! budak sekolah mana la ni...harus cikgu english dia bunuh diri dah...

mazjahada said...

hehehehe...otak budak2 ni berfikir amat le creative, cikgu boleh tersandar???

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DD said...

kreatif :)

Oldstock said...

Although I'm not a babe, can I contribute one?

If you can't stand the heat --- switch on the a/c.

Wan Sharif said...

As always, when you want it .. your posting can be hilarious.. mujor dok pecah perut. ;))

Cat-from-Sydney said...

Thank God I'm home-schooled. purrr...meow!

izad70 said...

just another sign of changing times. hopefully not for the worse

Kama At-Tarawis said...

MA - that's my personal favourite too..hahaha.. stevie wonder!

maz & DD - indeed, but i certainly wouldn't mind having this bunch as my students. i think they are so 'blur blur' creative!

Oldstock - in my ageing eyes, you'll always be one of the babes.. hehehe.. btw, that's a good one!

ayohwang - as they say, laughter is the best medicine.. :D

cat - you are so fnny and voluble and you belong right there with the kids.. :D

izad - indeed times are a-changing... hopefully for the better..

Aida Marie Mohamad said...

HAHAHAHAHA!!! So funny. I think kalau I jadi cigku depa dah masuk mental hospital. Thanks Kak Puteri.

edelweiss said...

kak puteri...

i dok minum nih tersedak tau baca kekekekekkeke....cikgu bule pengsan kekekeke

3yearshousewife said...

Thank you for sharing.
Kelakar giler.

Al-Manar said...

They all make sense and are easy to understand. Biar mati anak jangan mati mak ( as a grandpa I would give full marks for 'tok ki' instead of mak)- hopefully that mak is ready to produce more anak.

Tanamera Kayu Ara Spa said...


This is funny and true, honest answers.

Salam dari Tanamera Kayu Ara Spa

ninotaziz said...

Thank god for teachers! And students like this.

Makes the sitcoms seem way overrated. The mornings brighter.

And the evening after the news still bearable.

Ratu Chantek said...
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Ratu Chantek said...

Hahaha.....kelakar dan terima kasih.

jul said...

Niceo one. Love the proverb 'when the blind leading the blind'

Salam muhibbah