Modern Proverbs Appeal

Fred Shapiro fred.shapiro at YALE.EDU
Sun May 20 15:49:35 UTC 2007

I would welcome suggestions of "modern proverbs" (defined for this purpose
as proverbs whose earliest evidence is post-1900) other than those listed
in The Yale Book of Quotations and Dictionary of American Proverbs.
Suggestions made without checking those two reference works are fine too.

Fred Shapiro

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