A fool in a hurry drinks tea with a fork: 1047 amusing, witty and insightful proverbs from 21 lands and languages
Kensington Publishing Corporation, 1994 - Humor - 112 pages
Gathers proverbs concerning advice, age, beauty, caution, death, envy, health, judgment, laws, marriage, pride, secrecy, travel, vanity, and wisdom
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