Tuesday, 14 June 2011


(Some of which – Jon Pantalons de Mort)

Obvierb noun a short, unknown, pointless saying, stating the bleedin’ obvious.
ORIGIN: boredom at work: Jon was bored at work so he sent a string of obvierbs to Fergus, the first of which was, “Where there’s muck, there’s muck”

Just when you thought it couldn't get any worse, it didn't.

If at first you don't succeed - you've failed.

Slow and steady wins the race, against people slower, or who pause for long periods of time. 

Where there's smoke there is something smouldering at least, or possibly one of those smoke machines like off the telly. 

There's nowt as queer as folk, making queerness the norm, and so not queer at all. 

He who laughs last, laughs later than everyone else. 

An unplugged kettle never boils

A watched pot is watched.

The more things change, the more they change.

A thing of beauty is a beautiful thing.

A woman's place is wherever she happens to be standing.

All that glitters is sparkly too.

An Englishman's home is his house, or possibly his flat; it depends on his socio-economic status, basically.

Do unto others as you would do unto them.

Attack is the best form of attack.

Don't count your chickens unless you think one's missing.

There’s safety in bunkers.

Every cloud has a cloud-shaped outline.

Imitation is the sincerest form of cheating.

Many a true word is spoken in truth.

Those who can, do. Those who can't, don't.

A week is a week long in politics.

An army marches on its feet.

Boys will be men.

Cleanliness is next to cleanse.

In the kingdom of the blind, a blindman is King.

Medicine is the best medicine.

No news is no news.

Rome wasn’t built in Middlesbrough.

Walls have bricks.

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