- A proverb
(from Latin: proverbium) is a simple, concrete, traditional saying
a perceived truth based
on common sense
or experience. Proverbs...
- A proverb
is a simple
and concrete saying
and repeated. Proverb
may also refer
Pro-verb, the pro-form...
- An anti-proverb
or a perverb
is the transformation
of a standard proverb
effect. Paremiologist Wolfgang Mieder defines
them as "parodied,...
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for Chinese proverb
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the cat" is a proverb
used to warn of the dangers
of unnecessary investigation
or experimentation. The original
form of the proverb
, now little
- lost. And all for the want of a horseshoe
nail. "For Want of a Nail" is a proverb
, having numerous variations
- "All work and no play makes
Jack a dull boy" is a proverb
. It means
time off from work, a person becomes
and boring. The exact...
- your cake and eat it (too) is a po****r English idiomatic proverb
of speech. The proverb literally means
"you cannot simultaneously retain
- A ****anese proverb
(諺, ことわざ, kotowaza) may take the form of: a short saying
(言い習わし iinarawashi), an idiomatic phrase
(慣用句 kan'yōku), or a four-character...
- English-language proverb
is no scientific evidence
a day has any significant health
effect. A variant
of the proverb