Remember the "Old Saying" thread

Some of the best sayings that stick with me come from the PS series and I still use some of those even to this day:

Look at some of the covers and you will see why these were so successful in getting their messages across. Simple, easy to read, and small enough to carry around.

And of course:

"We are from Battalion, how can we help?:
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something my dad said to me all the time when i was growing up..
"if it ain't yours, Don't touch it!"

my Grandparent's neighbor would say "Stuff like that there"

my Great Uncle (Grandpa's little brother) had a blanket term for any illness if you don't know what it is...

Working Retail People often ask me "how much is this?"
I always reply " My mom always said - if you have to ask, it's too much"
Slow and steady wins the race.

Someone asks, "What time is it?" Answer: "Time for you to get a watch!"
Don't trust a fart.


Those who can't do, teach.

You look better in my rearview mirror.

There are 10 kinds of people in this world, those who understand binary, and those who don't.

Back in the day I walked 10 miles uphill to school, BOTH WAYS!

If it ain't broke, don't fix it.
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"You need that like a submarine needs a screen door."

In German:"Wer liebt nicht Wein, Weib und Gesang, Bleibt ein Narr sein Leben lang." Who doesn't like wine, women and song remains a fool his whole life long."
Plant corn when the oak leaf is the size of a squirrel ear.

Red sky by morning, sailor take warning. Red sky by night, sailors delight.

Rain/snow on Easter Sunday means 7 more Sundays of rain.
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Setting: Working on cars (all metric) and a pal would always say, "Just grab the SAE equivalent".

Old Saying (a reaction to his nonsensical advice): "Say that again and I'll beat you to death with an 1 1/4" wrench."

I bet grandma never said that one!