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Say That Again?

Language brain teasers are those that involve the English language. You need to think about and manipulate words and letters.

 

Puzzle ID:#27546
Fun:*** (2.99)
Difficulty:* (0.82)
Category:Language
Submitted By:peppamintp*us****

 

 

 



Four well known sayings have been reworded below. Can you identify the originals?
Example : Lack of awareness brings elation. (Ignorance is bliss.)

1. Stop sleeping and sniff the java.
2. Fine items approach people who have patience.
3. One should not rate a volume by the lid.
4. Progress to the rhythm of another bongo player.




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Comments

Question_MarkAsx*
Dec 17, 2005

I got "Wake up and smell the coffee" Great one
SunroseAus*
Dec 18, 2005

Loved this one, fun and not to easy. Good Job
Nicky101Aus*
Dec 18, 2005

I LOVE this one. I've never heard the 4th one before though. I love the first one the most. Good job!
choptlivvaAus*
Dec 19, 2005

Nice peppamintp!! I got them rather easily.... but as with all expressions..... you've either heard them or you haven't!! Keep up the good work!!
cola_vixen**
Dec 19, 2005

Great one! I loved these phrases.
Brainy_1Aus*
Jan 12, 2006

Nice job! I got them all!! Keep up the great job!
alli-palli*
May 11, 2008

This was awesome. I got the first three right but didn't get the last one.
MadelulabelleAus*
May 11, 2008

Nice teaser! I got all but the last...don't think I've heard that before...
avonmaAus*
May 11, 2008

It was easy - but fun. Thanks!
auntiesisAus*
May 11, 2008

Really easy, but fun. These old sayings come easily to old gals. Thanks for a smile on Mother's Day. By the way, "Happy Mother's Day" to all the mom's out there. Hope it's a good one.
2ndhandroseca*
May 11, 2008

Happy Mother's Day Autiesis. Never
give a hint of your age!!!!

THANKS PEPPAMINT !!
I got all but #3, not bad at all!

It's nice to do something just a bit easier especially on Mom's Day!
2ndhandroseca*
May 11, 2008

Madelulabelle ...................

I say Marches to the beat of a different drummer. (Is unusual,
of different orientation etc.)

Rose
bradon182001*us*
May 11, 2008

Ditto Auntiesis. Happy Mother's Day to you also.
catfood99tus*
May 11, 2008

Pretty good!
drussel3*us*
May 11, 2008

Loved It.
wordmama*
May 11, 2008

Very easy, but fun. And the greeting's back at ya', auntiesis! Thanks!
warriorsrule95Aus*
May 11, 2008

Good one!
For #4 I always thought it was March to the beat of your own drummer
Maybe I'm wrong, that happens alot, but I guess it depends on age and area
jennsingergirlAus*
May 11, 2008

I also thought the saying was "March to the beat of your own drum" or is it "Dance to the beat of your own drum"? That's what I thought the clue was alluding to, but I think I have heard the saying "March to the beat of a different drummer" before. Oh well. This was overall pretty good! =)
FatHeadAus*
May 12, 2008

Meh, too easy.
avomariaus
May 12, 2008

I am now wide awake and of to grind some beans. That one made me salivate for some coffee!
carolynsAus**
May 12, 2008

That was great!!!
MytanaAau*
May 11, 2011

Isn't it A different drum, or Your own drum? Never heard drummer before. Makes no sense.
Mathgeek007tca*
May 11, 2011

It makes total sense. Follow the leader...

Pretty much. Got all but #3. Thought of containers, not book volumes.
wordmama*
May 11, 2011

Actually, it's 'drum' that makes no sense: the drum can't make a beat without the drummer, no?
Babe*
May 11, 2014

A bit easy but fun! If you haven't heard them by the time you are my age, it might be a bit harder. Happy Mother's Day to all you moms out there.
BadBunnee02*us*
May 11, 2014

Fun teaser and good to re-charge the "midnight brain".

I rated it tops !!!!

AND ..... HEY ......

BIG CONTEST going on over in teaser # 50305. Don't miss out on the fun !!!

Prizes, too.



BB02
jaycr*us*
May 11, 2014

Easy and fun.
Very joyous, birth-giver's twenty-four hours.
cutebugAus*
May 11, 2014

A bit on the easy side. But that's good for it left my brain sleep in.
raisin99*
May 11, 2014

simple, but fun



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