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As They Say In Zanzibar

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36 Not even Apollo keeps his bow always at full stretch LATIN

37 A debt is always new ESTONIA

38 Be always a little afraid so that you never have need of being much afraid FINLAND

39 To always win brings suspicion, to always lose brings contempt GERMANY

40 Those who have lost their oxen are always hearing bells SPAIN

41 Rather once cry your heart out than always sigh CHINA

42 It is better to be once in the church sleigh than always in the back runners FINLAND

43 The world will not conquer him who is always rubbing his beard INDIA

29 CONFORMITY

1 Example is a great orator CZECH REPUBLIC

2 A white cloth and a stain never agree NIGERIA

3 Not every sort of wood is fit to make an arrow FRANCE

4 Donkey’s lips do not fit onto a horse’s mouth CHINA

5 If the cap fits, wear it ENGLAND

6 If the shoe fits, wear it ENGLAND

7 Words shake but examples attract SERBIA

8 Strange bread makes the cheeks red SWITZERLAND

9 It is not common for hens to have pillows SCOTLAND

30 REPETITION

1 Shut your door in such a way that you can open it again DENMARK

2 A whitewashed crow soon shows black again CHINA

3 No one can call again yesterday ENGLAND

4 Cut bread cannot be put together again LATVIA

5 Where water has once flowed it will flow again MONTENEGRO

6 As one calls in the wood, so comes the echo back again ESTONIA

7 Those who run away will fight again GREECE

8 The end of separation is meeting again TURKEY

9 Boldness, and again boldness, and always boldness FRANCE

10 By trying often, the monkey learns to jump from the tree CAMEROON

11 Friends are lost by calling often and calling seldom SCOTLAND

12 The wise make proverbs but fools repeat them ENGLAND

31 TIME

1 There is time enough to yawn in the grave ESTONIA

2 A stitch in time saves nine ENGLAND

3 Truth is the daughter of time GERMANY

4 The best time to plant a tree was twenty years ago; the second-best time is now CHINA

5 You cannot jump over two ditches at the same time NETHERLANDS

6 No one can blow and swallow at the same time GERMANY

7 It takes a long time to sharpen a hammer made of wood NETHERLANDS

8 Time heals all wounds ENGLAND

9 Seconds are the gold dust of time USA

10 Those who wait long at the ferry will get across some time SCOTLAND

11 Those who wait for roast duck to fly into their mouth must wait a very, very long time CHINA

12 Procrastination is the thief of time ENGLAND

13 What greater crime than loss of time? GERMANY4 COUNTRY VARIATIONS – CLIMATE (#)Some of the most noticeable contrasts between the proverbs of different countries relate to the differences in their climate and weather. References to the seasons are especially common.A padded jacket is an acceptable gift, even in summer (JAPAN)In December and January have mercy on the poor (LEBANON)Every mile is two in winter (ENGLAND)No more leaves can fall in autumn than were grown in spring (GERMANY)You do not know who is your friend or who is your enemy until the ice breaks (ICELAND)The autumn chill is the first thing felt by a thin person (CHINA)After a typhoon there are pears to gather up (CHINA)SEE ALSO Country variations – artefacts; animals; plants; beliefs and behaviour

14 Time and tide wait for no one ENGLAND

15 Money cannot buy time CHINA

16 Time is anger’s medicine GERMANY

17 If they do not open after three knocks, do not wait POLAND

18 Make hay while the sun shines ENGLAND

19 Time to catch bears is when they’re out USA

20 One should not ask the time of a rusty clock NETHERLANDS

21 Those in love always know the time GERMANY

22 Someone with a watch knows what time it is; someone with two watches is never sure FRANCE

32 YEARS – SEASONS – MONTHS – WEEKS

1 A weasel comes to say Happy New Year to the chickens CHINA

2 Errands are small on a spring day ICELAND

3 A padded jacket is an acceptable gift, even in summer JAPAN

4 One swallow does not make a summer ENGLAND

5 The autumn chill is the first thing felt by a thin person CHINA
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