[Ads-l] Modern Proverb: Sometimes you eat the bear, and sometimes the bear eats you

Dave Wilton dave at WILTON.NET
Fri Nov 11 18:03:04 EST 2016


I don't think so, but "the worm has turned" might.


--Dave Wilton
   Department of English
   Texas A&M University
   dwilton at tamu.edu / dave at wilton.net



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From: American Dialect Society [mailto:ADS-L at LISTSERV.UGA.EDU] On Behalf Of Robin Hamilton
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Subject: Re: [ADS-L] Modern Proverb: Sometimes you eat the bear, and sometimes the bear eats you

Would "The early worm gets the bird" fall into this category?

Robin

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