Modern Proverbs Appeal

Jonathan Lighter wuxxmupp2000 at YAHOO.COM
Thu May 31 23:50:59 UTC 2007

The Mutha Lode of recent proverbs and proverb wanna-bes:


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Wilson Gray mentions

> A variant possibly already submitted:
> "Life sucks, and then you die."
Related no doubt to "Life's a bitch, and then you marry one."

So, to give you two cliches for the price of one, here's the flavor I
often use:

"Life sucks and then you marry one and die."

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