Making Stew?Rebus brain teasers use words or letters in interesting orientations to represent common phrases.
Can you decipher the last line of this rebus?
Object -- Human-interaction -- Boiling Time
Bowl -- Unnoticed -- 5 mins
Kettle -- Unseen -- 3 mins
Pot -- Monitored -- Never
HintYou should get the answer any time now.
5 minutes later: Still waiting...
AnswerA watched pot never boils.
This phrase means: "Something we wait for with impatient attention seems to take forever."
(The New Dictionary of Cultural Literacy, Third Edition)
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