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Friday, January 29, 2010

and some dog proverbs

Similarly from Christy's Proverbs, Maxims, and Phrases of All Ages (1907).

A dog has nothing to do and no time to rest. (Tamil)
A dog is a dog whatever his color. (Danish)
A dog is never offended at being pelted with bones.
A man's best friend is his dog, better even than his wife. ("Esquimaux" - the older version of "Eskimo" and we might say Inuit.)
Dogs have more good in them than men think they have. (Chinese)
Every dog is a lion at home.
Every dog is not a lion at home. (Wait, what? -- Curator)
Mastiff never liked greyhound. (French)
Stones or bread—one must have something in hand for the dogs. (Italian)
The dog has no aversion to a poor family.
When the old dog barks he giveth counsel.

1 comment:

Joey and Maggie said...

I like the last one!!