Supposedly, a grammar-school teacher gave each child in her class the first half of a well-known proverb and asked them to come up with the rest of the proverb. Some of these answers are truly inspired (if not quite traditional). Enjoy.
Better to be safe than…punch a 5th grader.
Strike while the…bug is close.
It’s always darkest before…Daylight Savings Time.
Never underestimate the power of…termites.
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.
The pen is mightier than the…pigs.
An idle mind is…the best way to relax.
A penny saved is…not much.
Two’s company, three’s…the Musketeers.