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Proverb Abbreviations

Some pub quizzes have a bonus round which involves guessing the proverb from it's initial letters. Here are a few of the more common sayings

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Abbreviation Proverb
A A A D K T D A An apple a day keeps the doctor away
A B I T H I W T I T B A bird in the hand is worth two in the bush
A F A H M A S P A fool and his money are soon parted
A F I L A W All's fair in love and war
A F I N I A F I A friend in need is a friend indeed
A G M I H T F A good man is hard to find
A M T H G F Absence makes the heart grow fonder
A P S I A P H A problem shared is a problem halved
A R L T R All roads lead to Rome
A S I T S N A stitch in time saves nine
A W W I N D A woman's work is never done
B C B CBeggars can't be choosers
B I I T E O T B Beauty is in the eye of the beholder
B L T N Better late than never
B S T S Better safe than sorry
E C H A S LEvery cloud has a silver lining
F N D Fools never differ
G M T A Great minds think alike
H H N F A A W S Hell has no fury as a woman scorned
H I W T H I Home is where the heart is
H T A G THere today and gone tomorrow
I N R B I PIn never rains but it pours
L A L LLive and let live
L B A F Life begins at forty
L B Y LLook before you leap
L S S MLeast said soonest mended
L T P L MLittle things please little minds
M H W T S SMake hay while the sun shines
M L N W Make love not war
O O S O O M Out of sight, out of mind
P M P Practice makes perfect
R D A S SRats desert a sinking ship
R W B I A D Rome wasn't built in a day
T C T A CTwo's company three's a crowd
T E I H T F DTo err is human to forgive divine
T L N R S True love never runs smooth
T M C S T B Too many cooks spoil the broth
T N F L A O FThere's no fool like an old fool
T N P L H There's no place like home
T W D M A R Two wrongs don't make a right
W N W N Waste not, want not
W T A W T A W Where there's a will, there's a way
Y C G B O O A SYou can't get blood out of a stone
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