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These are a collections of actual things that Professor David Farber has said. He says such strange things that his students have compiled them into farberisms. This isn't a complete list, BTW.

  • A buck in the hand is worth two on the books.
  • A dog under any other coat is still a dog.
  • A hand in the bush is worth two anywhere else.
  • A lot of these arguments are fetious.
  • A lot of things are going to be bywashed.
  • A lot of water has gone over the bridge since then.
  • A problem swept under the table occasionally comes home to roost.
  • A rocky road is easier to travel than a stone wall.
  • A stop-gap measure is better than no gap at all.
  • A whole hog is better than no hole at all.
  • Abandon ship all you who enter here!
  • After that, we'll break our gums on the computer.
  • All the hills of beans in China don't matter.
  • All the lemmings are coming home to roost.
  • All you have to do is fill in the missing blanks.
  • An avalanche is nipping at their heels.
  • An enigma is only as good as it's bottom line.
  • An ounce of prevention is better than pounding the table.
  • Another day, a different dollar.
  • Any kneecap of yours is a friend of mine.
  • Anything he wants is a friend of mine.
  • Are there any problems we haven't beat out to death?
  • As long as somebody let the cat out of the bag, we might as well spell it correctly.
  • At the end of every pot of gold, there's a rainbow.
  • Before they made him they broke the mold.
  • Beware a Trojan bearing a horse.
  • By a streak of coincidence, it really happened.
  • By the time we unlock the bandages, he will have gone down the drain.
  • Cheapness doesn't come free.
  • Clean up or fly right.
  • Clean up your own can of worms!
  • Come down off your charlie horse.
  • Conceptual things are in the eye of the beholder.
  • Dig yourself a hole and bury it.
  • Do it now; don't dingle-dally over it.
  • Do not fumble with a woman's logic.
  • Does it joggle any bells?
  • Don't bite the hand that stabs you in the back.
  • Don't burn your bridges until you come to them.
  • Don't cash in your chips until the shill is down.
  • Don't cast a gander upon the water.
  • Don't cast any dispersions.
  • Don't cast doubts on troubled waters.
  • Don't count your chickens until the barn door is closed.
  • Don't criticize him for lack of inexperience.
  • Don't cut off the limb you've got your neck strung out on.
  • Don't do anything I wouldn't do standing up in a hammock.
  • Don't eat with your mouth full.
  • Don't get your eye out of joint.
  • Don't jump off the gun.
  • Don't jump off the handle.
  • Don't jump on a ship that's going down in flames.
  • Don't just stand there like a sitting duck.
  • Don't lead them down the garden path and cut them off at the knees.
  • Don't leave the nest that feeds you.
  • Don't let the camels get their feet in the door.
  • Don't look a gift horse in the face.
  • Don't look a mixed bag in the mouth.
  • Don't look at me in that tone of voice.
  • Don't look for a gift in the horse's mouth.
  • Don't make a molehill out of a can of beans.
  • Don't make a tempest out of a teapot.
  • Don't muddle the waters.
  • Don't pull a panic button.
  • Don't pull an enigma on me.
  • Don't put all you irons on the fire in one pot.
  • Don't rattle the boat.
  • Don't rock the boat that feeds you.
  • Don't roll up your nostrils at me.
  • Don't strike any bells while the fire is hot.
  • Don't talk to me with your clothes on.
  • Don't talk with your mouth open.
  • Don't throw the baby out with the dishwasher.
  • Don't throw the dog's blanket over the horse's nose.
  • Don't twiddle your knee-caps at me!
  • Don't upset the apple pie.
  • Dot your t's and cross your i's.
  • Drop the other foot, for Christ's sake!
  • Each of us sleazes by at our own pace.
  • Erase that indelibly from your memory.
  • Every cloud has a blue horizon.
  • Every rainbow has a silver lining.
  • Everything is going all bananas.
  • Everything is ipso facto.
  • Everything is mutually intertangled.
  • Everything's all ruffled over.
  • Fade out in a blaze of glory.
  • Feather your den with somebody else's nest.
  • Fellow alumni run thicker than water.
  • Fish or get off the pot!
  • Float off into several individual conferees.
  • For all intents and purposes, the act is over.
  • From here on up, it's down hill all the way.
  • Gander your eye at that!
  • Gee, it must have fallen into one of my cracks.
  • Get off the stick and do something.
  • Getting him to do anything is like pulling hen's teeth.
  • Give him a project to get his teeth wet on.
  • Give him a square shake.
  • Give him an inch and he'll screw you.
  • Give him enough rope and he will run away with it.
  • Go fly your little red wagon somewhere else.
  • Good grace is in the eye of the beholder.
  • Good riddance aforethought.
  • Half a worm is better than none.
  • Hands were made before feet.
  • Have it prepared under my signature.
  • Have more discretion in the face of valor.
  • Have the seeds we've sown fallen on deaf ears?
  • Have we been cast a strange eye at?
  • Have we gone too fast too far?
  • He and his group are two different people.
  • He came in on my own volition.
  • He can't hack the other can of worms.
  • He choked on his own craw.
  • He deserves a well-rounded hand of applause.
  • He disappeared from nowhere.
  • He doesn't have the brain to rub two nickels together.
  • He doesn't know which side his head is buttered on.
  • He drinks like a sieve.
  • He flipped his cork.
  • He gave me a blanket check.
  • He got taken right through the nose.
  • He got up on his high heels.
  • He grates me the wrong way.
  • He has a dire need, actually it's half-dire, but he thinks it's double-dire.
  • He has a marvelous way of extruding you.
  • He has a very weak indigestion.
  • He has a wool of steel.
  • He has feet of molasses.
  • He has his ass on the wrong end of his head.
  • He has his crutches around her throat.
  • He has his foot in the pie.
  • He has his neck out on a limb.
  • He has his pot in too many pies.
  • He has the character of navel lint.
  • He has the courage of a second-story man.
  • He hit the nose right on the head.
  • He is as dishonest as the day is long.
  • He just sat there like a bump on a wart.
  • He knows which side his pocketbook is buttered on.
  • He knows which side of his bread his goose is buttered on.
  • He may be the greatest piece of cheese that ever walked down the plank.
  • He needs to get blown out of his water.
  • He popped out of nowhere like a jack-in-the-bean-box.
  • He pulled himself up on top of his own bootstraps.
  • He rammed it down their ears.
  • He reads memos with a fine tooth comb.
  • He rules with an iron thumb.
  • He said it thumb in cheek.
  • He should be gracious for small favors.
  • He smokes like a fish.
  • He wants to get his nose wet in several areas.
  • He was hoisted by a skyhook on his own petard!
  • He was hoisted by his own canard.
  • He was hung by his own bootstraps.
  • He was left out on the lurch.
  • He was putrefied with fright.
  • He wears his finger on his sleeve.
  • He would forget his head if it weren't screwed up.
  • He'll get his neck in hot water.
  • He'll grease any palm that will pat his ass.
  • He's a bulldog in a china shop.
  • He's a child progeny.
  • He's a lion in a den of Daniels.
  • He's a little clog in a big wheel.
  • He's a shirking violet.
  • He's a wolf in sheep's underwear.
  • He's a young peeksqueek.
  • He's as crazy as a bloody loon!
  • He's as crazy as a fruitcake.
  • He's as happy as a pig at high tide.
  • He's as quick as an eyelash.
  • He's bailing him out of the woods.
  • He's been living off his laurels for years.
  • He's being pruned for the job.
  • He's being shifted from shuttle to cock.
  • He's biting the shaft and getting the short end of the problem.
  • He's breathing down my throat.
  • He's casting a red herring on the face of the water.
  • He's clam bait.
  • He's cornered on all sides.
  • He's faster than the naked eye.
  • He's fuming at the seams.
  • He's going to fall flat on his feet.
  • He's got a rat's nest by the tail.
  • He's got a tough axe to hoe.
  • He's got four sheets in the wind.
  • He's got his intentions crossed.
  • He's got so much zap he can barely twitch.
  • He's king bee.
  • He's letting ground grow under his feet.
  • He's like a wine glass in a storm.
  • He's like sheep in a bullpen.
  • He's lying through his britches.
  • He's not breathing a muscle.
  • He's off in a cloud of ``hearty heigh-ho Silver''.
  • He's on the back of the pecking order.
  • He's one of the world's greatest flamingo dancers.
  • He's paying through the neck.
  • He's procrastinating like a bandit.
  • He's reached the crescent of his success.
  • He's restoring order to chaos.
  • He's running around like a bull with his head cut off.
  • He's running around like a chicken with his ass cut off.
  • He's running around with his chicken cut off.
  • He's running from gamut to gamut.
  • He's running off at the seams.
  • He's salivating at the chops.
  • He's seething at the teeth.
  • He's sharp as a whip.
  • He's singing a little off-keel.
  • He's so far above me I can't reach his bootstraps.
  • He's so mad he is spitting wooden nickels.
  • He's somewhere down wind of the innuendo.
  • He's spending a lot of brunt on the task.
  • He's splitting up at the seams.
  • He's the best programmer east of the Mason-Dixon line.
  • He's the king of queens.
  • He's the last straw on the camel's back to be called.
  • He's too smart for his own bootstraps.
  • He's tossing symbols around like a percussionist in a John Philip Sousa band.
  • He's up a creek with his paddles leaking.
  • He's within eyeshot of shore.
  • Heads are rolling in the aisles.
  • His eyeballs perked up.
  • His position is not commiserate with his abilities.
  • His feet have come home to roost.
  • His foot is in his mouth up to his ear.
  • His head's too big for his britches.
  • History is just a repetition of the past.
  • Hold your cool!
  • I accept it with both barrels.
  • I apologize on cringed knees.
  • I came within a hair's breathe of it.
  • I can do it with one eye tied behind me.
  • I can remember everything -- I have a pornographic mind.
  • I can't hum a straight tune.
  • I case my ground very well before I jump into it.
  • I come to you on bended bootstrap.
  • I contributed to the charity of my cause.
  • I could count it on the fingers of one thumb.
  • I could tell you stories that would curdle your hair.
  • I did it sitting flat on my back.
  • I don't always play with a full house of cards.
  • I don't know which dagger to clothe it in.
  • I don't like the feel of this ball of wax.
  • I don't want to be the pie that upset the applecart.
  • I don't want to cast a pall on the water.
  • I don't want to start hurdling profanity.
  • I don't want to stick my hand in the mouth that's feeding me.
  • I don't want to throw a wrench in the ointment.
  • I enjoy his smiling continence.
  • I flew it by ear.
  • I got you by the nap of your neck.
  • I guess I'd better get my duff on the road.
  • I guess I'm putting all my birds in one pie.
  • I guess that muddled the waters.
  • I had her by the nap of the neck.
  • I had to make a split decision.
  • I had to scratch in the back recesses of my memory.
  • I had to throw in the white flag.
  • I have a green thumb up to my elbow.
  • I have a rot-gut feeling about that.
  • I have feedback on both sides of the coin.
  • I have my neck hung out on an open line.
  • I have no personal bones to grind about it.
  • I have people crawling out of my ears.
  • I have post-naval drip.
  • I have reasonably zero desire to do it.
  • I have the self-discipline of a mouse.
  • I have to get my guts up.
  • I have too many cooks in the pot already.
  • I haven't bitten off an easy nut.
  • I haven't gotten the knack down yet.
  • I hear the handwriting on the wall.
  • I heard it out of the corner of my eyes.
  • I just pulled those out of the seat of my pants.
  • I keep stubbing my shins.
  • I know what we have to do to get our feet off the ground.
  • I listen with a very critical eye.
  • I looked at it with some askance.
  • I march to a different kettle of fish.
  • I only hear half of what I believe.
  • I only hope your every wish is desired.
  • I only mentioned it to give you another side of the horse.
  • I only read it in snips and snabs.
  • I owe you a great gratitude of thanks.
  • I pulled my feet out from under my rug.
  • I put all my marbles in one basket.
  • I read the sign, but it went in one ear and out the other.
  • I resent the insinuendoes.
  • I rushed around like a chicken out of my head.
  • I said it beneath my breath.
  • I see several little worms raising their heads around the corner.
  • I speak only with olive branches dripping from the corners of my mouth.
  • I think I've committed a fore paw.
  • I think he's gone over the bend.
  • I think that we are making an out-and-out molehill of this issue.
  • I think the real crux is the matter.
  • I thought I'd fall out of my gourd.
  • I want half a cake and eat it too.
  • I want to embark upon your qualms.
  • I want to get more fire into the iron.
  • I want to get to know them on a face-to-name basis.
  • I want to go into that at short length.
  • I want to see him get a good hands-on feel.
  • I was working my balls to the bone.
  • I wish somebody could drop the other foot.
  • I won't hang my laurels on it.
  • I won't kick a gift horse in the mouth.
  • I worked my toes to the bonenail.
  • I would imagine he chafes a bit.
  • I wouldn't give it to a wet dog.
  • I wouldn't marry her with a twenty-foot pole.
  • I wouldn't take him on a ten foot pole.
  • I wouldn't want to be sitting in his shoes.
  • I'd better get my horse on it's ass.
  • I'd better jack up my bootstraps and get going.
  • I'd have been bent out of shape like spades.
  • I'd kill a dog to bite that man.
  • I'd like to intersperse a comment.
  • I'd like to put another foot into the pot.
  • I'd like to strike while the inclination is hot.
  • I'd rather be tight than right.
  • I'll be ready just in case a windfall comes down the pike.
  • I'll be there in the next foreseeable future.
  • I'll be there with spades one.
  • I'll bet there's one guy out in the woodwork.
  • I'll descend on them to the bone.
  • I'll fight him hand and nail.
  • I'll hit him right between the teeth.
  • I'll procrastinate when I get around to it.
  • I'll reek the benefits.
  • I'll see it when I believe it.
  • I'll stay away from that like a 10-foot pole.
  • I'll take a few pegs out of his sails.
  • I'll take any warm body in a storm.
  • I'm a mere fragment of my imagination.
  • I'm all ravelled up.
  • I'm basking in his shadow.
  • I'm burning my bridges out from under me!
  • I'm casting the dye on the face of the water.
  • I'm collapsing around the seams.
  • I'm creaking at the seams.
  • I'm creaming off the top of my head.
  • I'm deathly curious.
  • I'm flapping at the gills.
  • I'm going off tangentially.
  • I'm going right out of my bonker.
  • I'm going right over the bend.
  • I'm going to cast my rocks to the wind.
  • I'm going to down-peddle that aspect.
  • I'm going to feel it out by the ear.
  • I'm going to litigate it to the eyeballs.
  • I'm going to put a little variety in your spice of life.
  • I'm going to put my horn in.
  • I'm going to read between your lines.
  • I'm going to resolve it by ear.
  • I'm going to scatter them like chaff before the wind.
  • I'm going to scream right out of my gourd.
  • I'm going to take my vendetta out on them.
  • I'm going to take my venom out on you.
  • I'm going to throw myself into the teeth of the gamut.
  • I'm ground up to a high pitch.
  • I'm having a hard time getting my handles around that one.
  • I'm having a hard time getting my handles around that one.
  • I'm in my reclining years.
  • I'm in transit on that point.
  • I'm listening with baited ears.
  • I'm looking at it with a jaundiced ear.
  • I'm not going to bail him out of his own juice.
  • I'm not going to beat a dead horse to death.
  • I'm not going to get side tracked onto a tangent.
  • I'm not sure it's my bag of tea.
  • I'm not sure we're all speaking from the same sheet of music.
  • I'm not trying to grind anybody's axes.
  • I'm out of my bloomin' loon.
  • I'm over the hilt.
  • I'm parked somewhere in the boondoggles.
  • I'm pulling something over on you.
  • I'm ready to go when the bell opens.
  • I'm running around like a one-armed paper bandit.
  • I'm signing my own death knell.
  • I'm sitting on the edge of my ice.
  • I'm smarting at the seams.
  • I'm soaked to the teeth.
  • I'm standing over your shoulder.
  • I'm sticking my neck out on a ledge.
  • I'm stone cold sane.
  • I'm talking up a dead alley.
  • I'm throwing those ideas to you off the top of my hat.
  • I'm too uptight for my own bootstraps.
  • I'm up a wrong alley.
  • I'm up against a blind wall.
  • I'm up to my earballs in garbage.
  • I'm walking on cloud nine.
  • I'm walking on thin water.
  • I'm weighted down with baited breath.
  • I'm willing to throw my two cents into the fire.
  • I'm working my blood up into a fervor.
  • I'm wound up like a cork.
  • I'm your frontface in this matter.
  • I've been burning the midnight hours.
  • I've built enough fudge into that factor.
  • I've got applicants up to the ears.
  • I've got to put my duff to the grindstone.
  • I've had it up to the hilt.
  • I've had more girls than you've got hair between your teeth.
  • I've milked that dead end for all it's worth.
  • I've worked my shins to the bone.
  • If Calvin Coolidge were alive today, he'd turn over in his grave.
  • If anything, I bend over on the backwards side.
  • If the onus fits, wear it.
  • If the shoe fits, put it in your mouth.
  • If the shoe is on the other foot, wear it.
  • If there's no fire, don't make waves.
  • If they do it there won't be a living orgasm left.
  • If they do that, they'll be committing suicide for the rest of their lives.
  • If they had to stand on their own two feet, they would have gone down the drain a long time ago.
  • If we keep going this way, somebody is going to be left standing at the church with his pants on.
  • If you ask him he could wax very quickly on that subject.
  • If you don't want words put in your mouth, don't leave it hanging open.
  • If you listen in the right tone of voice, you'll hear what I mean.
  • If you see loose strings that have to be tied down that are not nailed up, see me about it.
  • If you want something bad enough, you have to pay the price.
  • If you want to be heard, go directly to the horse's ear.
  • If you want to get your jollies off, watch this!
  • If you'd let me, I'd forget the shirt off my back.
  • If you're going to break a chicken, you have to scramble a few eggs.
  • In one mouth and out the other.
  • In this period of time, its getting very short.
  • In this vein I will throw out another item for Pandoras' box.
  • Indiscretion is the better part of valor.
  • Is he an Amazon!
  • Is there any place we can pull a chink out of the log jam?
  • It cuts like a hot knife through solid rock.
  • It drove me to no wits end.
  • It fills a well-needed gap.
  • It floated right to the bottom.
  • It flows like water over the stream.
  • It gets grained into you.
  • It goes from one gamut to another.
  • It goes from tippy top to tippy bottom.
  • It goes in one era and out the other.
  • It goes out one ear and in the other.
  • It got left out in the lurch.
  • It has more punch to the unch.
  • It hit me to the core.
  • It hit the epitome of it.
  • It is better to have tried and failed than never to have failed at all.
  • It leaks like a fish.
  • It looks like it's going to go on ad infinitum for a while.
  • It looks real enough to be artificial.
  • It may seem incredulous, but it's true.
  • It might break the straw that holds the camel's back.
  • It might have been a figment of my illusion.
  • It rolls off her back like a duck.
  • It runs the full width of the totem pole.
  • It sounds like roses to my ears.
  • It sure hits the people between the head.
  • It was a heart-rendering decision.
  • It was a maelstrom around his neck.
  • It was deja vu all over again.
  • It was oozing right out of the lurches.
  • It was really amazing to see the spectra of people there.
  • It went through the palm of my shoe.
  • It will spurn a lot of furious action.
  • It will take a while to ravel down.
  • It' not an easy thing to get your teeth around.
  • It's a Byzantine thicket of quicksand.
  • It's a caterpillar in pig's clothing.
  • It's a fiat accompli.
  • It's a fool's paradise wrapped in sheep's clothing.
  • It's a hairy banana.
  • It's a hairy can of worms.
  • It's a home of contention.
  • It's a lot like recumbent DNA.
  • It's a lot of passed water under the bridge.
  • It's a mare's nest in sheep's clothing.
  • It's a mecca of people.
  • It's a monkey wrench in your ointment.
  • It's a new high in lows.
  • It's a road of hard knocks.
  • It's a sight for sore ears.
  • It's a slap in the chaps.
  • It's a tempest in a teacup.
  • It's a terrible crutch to bear.
  • It's a tough nut to hoe.
  • It's a tough road to haul.
  • It's a travesty to the human spirit.
  • It's a typical case of alligator mouth and hummingbird ass.
  • It's a useful ace in the pocket.
  • It's a white elephant around my neck.
  • It's a white herring.
  • It's about 15 feet as the eye flies.
  • It's about as satisfactory as falling off a log.
  • It's all above and beyond board.
  • It's all in knowing when to let a dead horse die.
  • It's all water under the dam.
  • It's always better to be safe than have your neck out on a limb.
  • It's an ill wind that doesn't blow somebody.
  • It's another millstone in the millpond of life.
  • It's as easy as falling off a piece of cake.
  • It's as easy as falling off a piece of cake.
  • It's as flat as a door knob.
  • It's as predictable as cherry pie.
  • It's bouncing like a greased pig.
  • It's burned to shreds.
  • It's crumbling at the seams.
  • It's enough to make you want to rot your socks.
  • It's going to bog everybody up.
  • It's going to fall on its ass from within.
  • It's got all the bugs and whistles.
  • It's hanging out like a sore tongue.
  • It's like a greased pig in a wet blanket.
  • It's like a knife through hot butter.
  • It's like a raft on roller skates.
  • It's like asking a man to stop eating in the middle of a starvation diet.
  • It's like harnessing a hare to a tortoise.
  • It's like pulling hen's teeth.
  • It's like talking to a needle in a haystack.
  • It's like the flood of the Hesperis.
  • It's like trying to light a fire under a lead camel.
  • It's like trying to squeeze blood out of a stone.
  • It's more than the mind can boggle.
  • It's music to your eyes.
  • It's no chip off my clock.
  • It's no skin off my stiff upper lip.
  • It's no sweat off my nose.
  • It's not an easy thing to get your teeth wet on.
  • It's not completely an unblessed advantage.
  • It's not his bag of tea.
  • It's not my Diet of Worms.
  • It's not my cup of pie.
  • It's not really hide nor hair.
  • It's one more cog in the wheel.
  • It's perfect, but it will have to do.
  • It's raining like a bandit.
  • It's right on the tip of my head.
  • It's sloppy mismanagement.
  • It's so clean, you could drop a pin. Not attributed to Farber, but I like it.
  • It's so unbelievable you wouldn't believe it.
  • It's something you're all dying to wait for.
  • It's the blind leading the deaf.
  • It's the greatest little seaport in town.
  • It's the old Paul Revere bit . . . one if by two and two if by one.
  • It's the old chicken-in-the-egg problem.
  • It's the other end of the kettle of fish.
  • It's the straw that broke the ice.
  • It's the the highest of the lows.
  • It's the vilest smell I ever heard.
  • It's time to take off our gloves and talk from the heart.
  • It's under closed doors.
  • It's within the pall of reason.
  • It's wrought with problems.
  • It's your ball of wax, you unravel it.
  • Its coming down like buckets outside.
  • Judas Proust!
  • Just because it's there, you don't have to mount it.
  • Just cut a thin slither of it.
  • Just remember that, and then forget it.
  • Keep the water as firm as possible until a fellow has his feet on the ground.
  • Keep this under your vest.
  • Keep your ear peeled!
  • Keep your eyes geared to the situation.
  • Keep your nose to the mark.
  • Keep your nose to the plow.
  • Lay a bugaboo to rest.
  • Let he who casts the first stone cast it in concrete.
  • Let him be rent from limb to limb.
  • Let him fry in his own juice.
  • Let it slip between the cracks.
  • Let me clarify my fumbling.
  • Let me feast your ears.
  • Let me flame your fan.
  • Let me say a word before I throw in the reins.
  • Let me take you under my thumb.
  • Let me throw a monkey into the wrench.
  • Let me throw a monkey wrench in the ointment.
  • Let sleeping uncertainties lie.
  • Let them fry in their socks.
  • Let them hang in their own juice.
  • Let's bend a few lapels.
  • Let's get down to brass facts.
  • Let's go outside and commiserate with nature.
  • Let's grab the initiative by the horns.
  • Let's kick the bucket with a certain amount of daintiness.
  • Let's kill two dogs with one bone.
  • Let's look at it from the other side of the view.
  • Let's lurch into the next hour of the show.
  • Let's not drag any more dead herrings across the garden path.
  • Let's not get ahead of the bandwagon.
  • Let's not hurdle into too many puddles at once.
  • Let's not open the skeleton in that closet.
  • Let's play the other side of the coin.
  • Let's put out a smeller.
  • Let's raise our horizons.
  • Let's roll up our elbows and get to work.
  • Let's set up a straw vote and knock it down.
  • Let's shoot holes at it.
  • Let's skin another can of worms.
  • Let's solve two problems with one bird.
  • Let's strike the fire before the iron gets hot.
  • Let's talk to the horse's mouth.
  • Let's wreck havoc!
  • Like the shoemaker's children, we have computers running out of our ears.
  • Look at the camera and say `bird'.
  • Look before you turn the other cheek.
  • Man cannot eat by bread alone.
  • May I inveigle on you?
  • Men, women, and children first!
  • My antipathy runneth over.
  • My chicken house has come home to roost.
  • My dog was pent up all day.
  • My ebb is running low.
  • My foot is going out of its mind.
  • My head is twice its size.
  • My mind is a vacuum of information.
  • My mind slipped into another cog.
  • My mind went blank and I had to wait until the dust cleared.
  • My off-the-head reaction is negative.
  • My steam is wearing down.
  • My stomach gets all knotted up in rocks.
  • My train of thought went out to lunch.
  • Necessity is the invention of strange bedfellows.
  • Necessity is the mother of strange bedfellows.
  • Never feed a hungry dog an empty loaf of bread.
  • Never the twixt should change.
  • No Californian will walk a mile if possible.
  • No crumbs gather under his feet.
  • No dust grows under her feet.
  • No loaf is better than half a loaf at all.
  • No moss grows on his stone.
  • No one can predict the wheel of fortune as it falls.
  • No problem is so formidable that you can't just walk away from it.
  • No rocks grow on Charlie.
  • No sooner said, the better.
  • Nobody could fill his socks.
  • Nobody is going to give you the world in a saucer.

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