There are traditional “laws’ and proverbs which have been around for year and years. It’s time we updated them. So here are a few that came to mind: Light travels faster than sound. This is why some people appear bright until you hear them speak. He who laughs last, didn’t get the joke. Change is … Continue reading It’s time to update some of our old sayings and proverbs. Because the best is yet to come. Isn’t it? Maybe it should say: The best is probably yet to come we hope.
I mentioned proverbs last week, Irish proverbs. Some of them are beautiful, some a little mysterious. But some English language sayings baffle me completely. For example, what possible sense could there be in saying that it’s a good thing people are getting on “like a house on fire.” Great. You two are so friendly that … Continue reading Why would you nod OR wink at a blind horse and other mad proverbs
I mentioned yesterday that I’m going to try and improve my Irish. (Ok. Scríobh mé inné gur theastaigh uaim mo chuid Gaeilbe a fheabhsú!) But today, largely in English, I want to mention some of our proverbs. Recently, we have heard people say: Ní neart go cur le chéile – There is no strength without … Continue reading Today, some of the great Irish proverbs. Ní nears go cur le chéile being one such.