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Old sayings with a theme

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nanna8 Mon 18-Dec-23 08:00:03

Say the first one is, ‘cloud’ you could have
‘Every cloud has a silver lining’

How about ‘money’ to start with?

Juliet27 Mon 18-Dec-23 08:07:44

The love of money is the root of all evil

Dottynan Mon 18-Dec-23 08:22:40

Money makes the world go around

nanna8 Mon 18-Dec-23 08:45:28

I was thinking each person sets/suggests a new theme- just to keep the variety going.
So maybe -
Love? After you give us a saying, you choose a theme if you know what I mean.
😀

keepcalmandcavachon Mon 18-Dec-23 08:53:14

Love makes the world go round

Beauty

Juliet27 Mon 18-Dec-23 08:56:14

Beauty is in the eye of the beholder

Eye

Juliet27 Mon 18-Dec-23 08:58:23

i hadn’t been sure whether to add a word nanna so thanks for explaining

Baggs Mon 18-Dec-23 09:01:18

Easier for a camel to pass though the eye of a needle.....

camel

pascal30 Mon 18-Dec-23 10:24:16

the straw that broke the camel's back

straw

Squiffy Mon 18-Dec-23 10:32:22

If it ain’t broke don’t try and fix it.

Laugh

Squiffy Mon 18-Dec-23 10:34:05

Sorry! Misunderstood blush

Try

nanna8 Mon 18-Dec-23 10:45:24

If at first you don’t succeed,try,try again

Success

Bella23 Mon 18-Dec-23 11:05:03

They succeed because they think they can.

Think

pascal30 Mon 18-Dec-23 11:43:20

by George,I think she's got it..

George

Grandyma Mon 18-Dec-23 13:12:04

Lloyd George Knew my Father

Father

GoldenLady Mon 18-Dec-23 13:54:20

Like father, like son

Son

Mollygo Mon 18-Dec-23 13:57:55

The sun ain’t gonna shine any more.

Shine

MrsKen33 Mon 18-Dec-23 14:26:43

Make hay while the sun shines

While

Grannmarie Mon 18-Dec-23 14:35:43

While the cat's away, the mice will play
Play

AGAA4 Mon 18-Dec-23 14:38:22

Work hard. Play hard.

Work

Juliet27 Mon 18-Dec-23 14:54:33

Works like a charm

Charm

pascal30 Mon 18-Dec-23 15:17:31

charm offensive

offensive

Juliet27 Mon 18-Dec-23 17:21:27

Take the offensive

Take

MrsKen33 Mon 18-Dec-23 17:44:22

Take care of the pennies and the pounds will take care of themselves.

Pounds

CanadianGran Mon 18-Dec-23 17:47:42

In for a penny, in for a pound.

penny

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