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If one is good, two is better. Can you help me come up with "doublewise" (combined) sayings?

Asked by phaedryx (6126points) July 13th, 2010

I had a lot of fun with the “doublewise” trend on twitter recently, where people would combine sayings, clichés, folk wisdom, etc. into new sayings. I thought it would be fun to try out here. Here are some examples:

Revenge is a dish best served on the shoulders of giants.

The bigger the apple, the farther it falls from the tree.

The early bird catches the cake and eats it too.

Don’t throw the baby out before the swine.

Better the devil you know than the devil with a blue dress on.

If at first you don’t succeed, early to bed.

(lurve for any that make me laugh)

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LuckyGuy's avatar

A penny saved is soon parted.

marinelife's avatar

A little knowledge gathers no moss.

A thing of beauty is worth two in the bush.

A rolling stone keeps the doctor away.

jfos's avatar

The grass is always the change you want to see in the world.

Power corrupts; absolute power makes an ‘ass’ out of ‘u’ and ‘me’.

filmfann's avatar

Don’t throw a cow.

jfos's avatar

Those who live in glass houses should not be choosers.

You can lead a horse to water, but you can’t teach him to fish.

phaedryx's avatar

When life gives you messengers, shoot lemonade.

phaedryx's avatar

An ounce of prevention is worth a thousand words.

Giving a man a fish spoils the broth.

rebbel's avatar

Trust comes by foot and leaves by a horse with no name.

phaedryx's avatar

Invention has a face only necessity could love.

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