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>Modern proverbs

>As soon as you sit down to enjoy a cup of tea and a minute of peace, any small child within a 100 yard radius will realise and stop happily amusing themselves and suddenly demand full on Mummy attention.

Going into another room and hiding will make ABSOLUTELY no difference to their ability to discover you trying to take time out – in fact they seem to have some magical radar that knows when you’re about to turn off momentarily.
A proverb (from the Latin proverbium), also called a byword or nayword, is a simple and concrete saying popularly known and repeated which expresses a truth, based on common sense or the practical experience of humanity.
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4 comments to >Modern proverbs

  • Brit in Bosnia / Fraught Mummy

    >So true, so true. Also true when you are talking to a friend and just get to a particularly good bit of gossip. Or at the most tricky bit of cooking which requires a bit of concentration and attendence.

    How are you doing?

  • Muddling Along Mummy

    >That's a very good point – and it doesn't matter if you're on the phone or in person, they can still sense that something juicy is coming up in conversation and suddenly limpet themselves to your leg …

    I guess given they have such good ESP that's why they get narked when we can't work out what they want before they want it … LOL

  • amy

    >this is so true!! x

  • The wife of bold

    >Ha do you live in my house? That is spot on!

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