The Languid Goat Is Always Thin

The Languid Goat Is Always Thin : The World's Strangest Proverbs

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Proverbs take a different spin in The Languid Goat Is Always Thin. This entertaining volume gathers folkloric sayings from around the world. Sometimes wise, sometimes daft, mostly incomprehensibly peculiar, the proverbs in The Languid Goat will have readers shaking their heads in amusement. Some examples:o With patience and saliva the ant swallows the elephant. -Columbiano Badly cut hair is two men's shame. -Danisho There is no economy in going to bed early to save candles if the result be twins. -ChineseFrom Ethiopia to China to France, countries around the world weigh in with their bizarre proverbs. This outlandish collection will delight readers with its wonderfully warped wisdom. Proverbs take a different spin in The Languid Goat Is Always Thin. This entertaining volume gathers folkloric sayings from around the world. Sometimes wise, sometimes daft, mostly incomprehensibly peculiar, the proverbs in The Languid Goat will have readers shaking their heads in amusement. Some examples:o With patience and saliva the ant swallows the elephant. -Columbiano Badly cut hair is two men's shame. -Danisho There is no economy in going to bed early to save candles if the result be twins. -ChineseFrom Ethiopia to China to France, countries around the world weigh in with their bizarre proverbs. This outlandish collection will delight readers with its wonderfully warped wisdom.show more

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  • Paperback | 192 pages
  • 89.9 x 98.6 x 14.2mm | 68.04g
  • Andrews McMeel Publishing
  • United States
  • English
  • 0740727354
  • 9780740727351

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