Date: Thu, 14 Dec 1995 12:00:10 -0700 From: Laurie M Bowman Subject: Re: Proverbial Knowledge > One variant that I've enjoyed is "You've buttered your bread, now lie in it!" Oh, my God! I thought my mother was the only one who said that. Some other Mom-isms: "At the end of every rainbow is a silver lining." "He left his footprint across the face of time." (Ouch!) "If you can't beat 'em, forget about it." Laurie Bowman Department of Linguistics University of Arizona, Tucson bowman[AT SYMBOL GOES HERE]