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The Wisdom of Swine: The Top 10 Things Pigs Can Teach Us, on the #MINI

There's just something about pigs that makes them fodder for expressions and idioms from all over the world. My father was especially fond of porcine proverbs, and I have included several of his favorites in my top ten. Without further ado (this being the #MINI and all.) here they are: Number 10: Happy as a pig in mud. Where's your mud? Wallow in it. Number 9: Even a blind pig sometimes finds a truffle. This explains why even I have a good round of golf once in a while. Number 8: Bring home the bacon. Not to be confused with 'bring home the soy bacon.' Number 7: Living High off the Hog. Life's short, eat the bacon. Number 6: You Can Put Lipstick on a Pig, but It's Still a Pig Keep this in mind when you watch Fox news... Number 5: Don't buy a pig in a poke. I don't want to buy a pig in anything... The B-B-Q place down the street handles all that quite nicely. Number 4: Pigs Get Fat; Hogs Get Slaughtered Kee