The following proverbs were collected by a first grade teacher over the years. She gave her classes part of an old proverb ... and let them finish the rest.
Better be safe than ... punch a 5th grader.
Strike while the ... bug is close.
It's always darkest just before ... daylight savings time.
Never underestimate the power of ... termites.
You can lead a horse to water, but ... how?
Don't bite the hand that ... looks dirty.
No news is ... impossible.
A miss is as good as a ... Mr.
You can't teach an old dog new ... math.
If you lie down with the dogs, you'll ... stink in the morning.
Love all, trust ... me.
The pen is mightier than the ... pigs.
Where there's smoke, there's ... pollution.
Happy the bride who ... gets all the presents!
A penny saved is ... not much.
Two's company, three's ... the Musketeers.
Don't put off tomorrow what ... you put on to go to bed.
Laugh and the whole world laughs with you, cry, and ... you have to blow your nose.
None are so blind as ... Helen Keller.
Children should be seen and not ... spanked or grounded.
If at first you don't succeed ... get new batteries.
When the blind leadeth the blind ... get out of the way.
The grass may seem greener on the other side, but ... both sides still need mowing.
AND LAST, BUT NOT LEAST,
Never look a gift horse ... in the rump.###