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By Gwen Cornwell
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Old Sayings


I was thinking about some of those comments that used to show up in conversations some years ago. Things like “two bits, four bits, six bits, a dollar.” Just what was a bit? “Don’t look a gift horse in the mouth,” that one pretty much explains itself. Then there was the one I disliked the most, used by my grandmother a lot, “Birds of a feather flock together.” I used to argue with Grandma and Mom a lot about that one.

What about, “Can’t teach an old dog new tricks.” I must say many of us of the older generation relate to this one well. Then there were a couple other say...

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