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English 10B (Period 6)

Course Description

New warm-up for weeks of 3/30/20 and 4/13/20
 
Journal.  On a new page in your English notebook, please copy and comment on each English proverb.
Comment means for you to interpret or paraphrase the saying or, when unclear, look it up and write a brief explanation of the meaning of the proverb.
 
Mon. 3/30:  1.   A bird in the hand is worth two in the bush.
Wed. 4/1:    2.  A fool and his money are soon parted.
Thurs. 4/2:   3.  A watched pot never boils.
 
Mon. 4/13:    4.  The pen is mightier than the sword.
Wed.  4/15:   5.  Better the devil you know than the devil you don't.
Fri.  4/17:       6.  Better to remain silent and be thought a fool than to speak and remove all doubt.