A friend of mine passed along this little nugget. Each student in a first grade class was given the first half of a well-known proverb and instructed to complete the saying. The results:
1. Don't change horses - - - until they stop running.
2. Strike while the - - - bug is close.
3. It's always darkest before - - - Daylight Savings Time.
4. Never underestimate the power of - - - termites.
5. You can lead a horse to water - - - how?
6. Don't bite the hand that - - - looks dirty.
7. No news is - - - impossible.
8. A miss is as good as a - - - Mister.
9. You can't teach an old dog new - - - math.
10. If you lie down with dogs, you'll - - - stink in the morning.
11. Love all, trust - - - me.
12. The pen is mightier than the - - - pigs.
13. An idle mind is - - - the best way to relax.
14. Where there's smoke there's - - - pollution.
15. Happy the bride who - - - gets all the presents.
16. A penny saved is - - - not much.
17. Two's company, three's - - - the Musketeers.
18. Don't put off till tomorrow what - - - you can put on to go to bed.
19. Laugh, and the whole world laughs with you, cry and - - - you have to blow your nose.
20. There are none so blind as - - - Stevie Wonder.
21. Children should be seen and not - - - spanked or grounded.
22. If at first you don't succeed - - - get new batteries.
23. You get out of something only what you - - - see in the picture on the box.
24. When the blind lead the blind - - - get out of the way.
25. Better late than - - - pregnant.