Recently I read an article by George N Netto, [ I like his posts ] on "Pranks with proverbs." here's the link .
I would like to reproduce only the proverbs which made me smile
Wedlock is a padlock - one of the keys to which is divorce.
It takes two to tango - and three to create an eternal triangle.
Variety is the spice of life - ask any monogamous male.
Marriages are made in heaven - and unmade on earth.
Familiarity breeds contempt - usually after marriage.
Food and drink:
The proof of the pudding is in the eating - and the licking of one's fingers.
Too many cooks spoil the broth - but speed up the meal.
When the wine is in, the wit is out - and also some zealously guarded secrets.
To wit, no man can serve two masters - unless both are generous paymasters.
When there's a will there's a way - especially if it's the boss's will.
Nothing is impossible - so long as you don't have to do it yourself.
Perky endings :
Barking dogs seldom bite - others, you being an exception.
A bird in the hand is worth two in the bush - provided it's not a homing pigeon.
Birds of a feather flock together - especially when they have a common grouse.
spruced-up sayings :
Travel broadens the mind - and lightens the purse.
You're never too old to learn - something stupid.
Time is a great healer - as well as a speedster.
Cheats never prosper - but they do get rich fast.
Dead men tell no tales - only their biographers do.
Death is a great leveller - though life is seldom a level playground.
Empty vessels make the most sound - and are promptly heard.
When all you have is a hammer, everything looks like a nail - especially your fingertips.
Honesty is the best policy - where others are concerned.
Necessity is the mother of invention - when you need a watertight alibi.
Hell hath no fury like a woman scorned - or a teenager denied a mobile phone.
Necessity knows no law - especially when you're being chased by a rabid dog.
Opportunity never knocks twice - but temptation bangs on the door repeatedly.
Seeing is believing - especially when you catch your girlfriend with your best friend.
Never put off till tomorrow what you can do today - unless you're contemplating murder.
Old habits die hard - when it comes to eavesdropping on your neighbours' tiffs.
All good things must come to an end - while bad things seldom seem to end.
What goes up must come down - the exception being ever spiralling prices.
Silence is golden - especially when you're holding forth.
A rolling stone gathers no moss - but it gets to see places.
Imitation is the sincerest form of flattery - especially if you're being aped.