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Your favourite expressions
Let's make them a list of a 100
Habtom




msg:3425932
 8:19 am on Aug 19, 2007 (gmt 0)

100 - "Called on the carpet"

For some reason, this expression left some kind of impression on me.

You might probably know it but the meaning is 'being rebuked or closely questioned by a person in authority',

What are your favourite expressions? Anybody, 99?

 

spin0za




msg:3436869
 5:53 pm on Aug 30, 2007 (gmt 0)

43.

This is good in practice but will never work in theory.

(something like that)

SlyGuy




msg:3436975
 8:10 pm on Aug 30, 2007 (gmt 0)

42. People who say money can't buy happiness don't know where to shop.

Lilliabeth




msg:3437057
 9:56 pm on Aug 30, 2007 (gmt 0)

41. Canned cheese or the ozone layer
Don't make me choose.

youfoundjake




msg:3437077
 10:29 pm on Aug 30, 2007 (gmt 0)

40. Busier then a 3 legged cat on a hot-tin roof.

tim222




msg:3437085
 10:39 pm on Aug 30, 2007 (gmt 0)

(skipping number 39 because there are two entries for #43)

38. Put the cart before the horse.

or, as related to computers,

Put the (shopping) cart before the source (code)

lawman




msg:3437211
 1:43 am on Aug 31, 2007 (gmt 0)

>>40. Busier then a 3 legged cat on a hot-tin roof.

40(a). Busier than a one-legged man in an ass kicking contest.

40(b). Busier than a one armed paper hanger.

40(c). Busier than a long-tailed cat in a room of rocking chairs.

King_Fisher




msg:3437409
 8:33 am on Aug 31, 2007 (gmt 0)

#39

That's either a one eyed dog coming this a-way,

or a two eyed dog going that a-way!...KF

creative craig




msg:3437466
 10:23 am on Aug 31, 2007 (gmt 0)

Lets not and say we did

SilverLining




msg:3437609
 1:16 pm on Aug 31, 2007 (gmt 0)

36. And when someone ties the knot... "Another one bites (not bytes) the dust."

Old_Honky




msg:3437617
 1:22 pm on Aug 31, 2007 (gmt 0)

35. You can't educate pork.

ytswy




msg:3437693
 2:47 pm on Aug 31, 2007 (gmt 0)

34. All pigs fueled and ready to fly.

Receptional Andy




msg:3437952
 6:06 pm on Aug 31, 2007 (gmt 0)

33. Laugh and the world laughs with you,
Weep, and you weep alone

grandpa




msg:3438198
 9:43 pm on Aug 31, 2007 (gmt 0)

These one liners have saved my hairy face more than once. Since they are from the same source, I'll list the group as a single entry.

    32.
  • One day at a time.
  • Take it Easy.
  • There but for the Grace of God go I.
  • Think Think Think.
  • Keep Coming Back.

King_Fisher




msg:3438235
 10:48 pm on Aug 31, 2007 (gmt 0)

# 31

Sir Winston Churchill's Famous Quotation

" Never give up, never, never, never give up "

Franklin D. Roosvelt

" We have nothing to fear but fear itself "...KF

[edited by: King_Fisher at 10:49 pm (utc) on Aug. 31, 2007]

rocknbil




msg:3438826
 7:40 pm on Sep 1, 2007 (gmt 0)

30. "I'm on it like a rat on a Cheetoh!" system admin

29. "You're an inspiration for birth control." Duke Nukem

ytswy




msg:3438861
 8:48 pm on Sep 1, 2007 (gmt 0)

28. Quitters never win, and winners never quit. But those who never win and never quit are idiots.

HarryM




msg:3439286
 4:30 pm on Sep 2, 2007 (gmt 0)

My all time favourite, and so true...

27. Bulls**t baffles brains

Habtom




msg:3439834
 9:22 am on Sep 3, 2007 (gmt 0)

26. If you want the rainbow, you've gotta put up with the rain.

25. I love deadlines. I like the whooshing noise they make as they fly by.

Habtom




msg:3442732
 6:34 am on Sep 6, 2007 (gmt 0)

24. All hat, no cattle

tim222




msg:3443300
 6:48 pm on Sep 6, 2007 (gmt 0)

For the AdSense publishers out there...

23. Whack-a-mole

giggle




msg:3443846
 9:12 am on Sep 7, 2007 (gmt 0)

22. You're a long time dead. (i.e. don't waste your life)

nippon




msg:3444180
 4:26 pm on Sep 7, 2007 (gmt 0)

21 face like a slapped arse

Habtom




msg:3446051
 5:23 am on Sep 10, 2007 (gmt 0)

20. Why is advice so cheap? Because supply always exceeds demand!

19. When everything's coming your way, you're in the wrong lane.

18. Quoting one is plagiarism. Quoting many is research.

17. “Wouldn't it be wonderful if there were as many new ways of making money as there are of spending it?”

16. Everyone has a photographic memory. Some just don't have film.

King_Fisher




msg:3446717
 8:44 pm on Sep 10, 2007 (gmt 0)

Giggle,

The full quote is, " Your a short time living and a long time dead"...KF

blend27




msg:3446900
 1:05 am on Sep 11, 2007 (gmt 0)

@ Habtom #18 ---Quoting many---

Did you say Google?.... just kidding :)

john_k




msg:3446962
 2:51 am on Sep 11, 2007 (gmt 0)

15. I'd give my right arm to be ambidextrous.

ann




msg:3446987
 4:12 am on Sep 11, 2007 (gmt 0)

14 Nervous bank robber to teller: "Put all the s*** in the bag and don't gimmie no money!".

grandpa




msg:3447000
 4:31 am on Sep 11, 2007 (gmt 0)

13. I know on which side my bread is buttered.

lgn1




msg:3447468
 3:43 pm on Sep 11, 2007 (gmt 0)

12) Don't get your meat at the same place you get your potatoes.

context: usually in reference to advice about office relationships

digitalghost




msg:3447731
 7:08 pm on Sep 11, 2007 (gmt 0)

11> Abigail Van Buren - "The less you talk, the more you're listened to."

ann




msg:3449395
 11:40 am on Sep 13, 2007 (gmt 0)

10 Exercise? I get enough exercise just pushing my luck!

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