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Oct 18, 2013 08:05 AM

Food words and expressions in general use -list

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Sage advice.
Too many cooks spoil the stew
Apple of my eye

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  1. Flat as a pancake
    Finger lickin' good
    Tequila makes her clothes fall off (goes with the previous)

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    1. re: BiscuitBoy

      Don't count your chickens before they hatch

    2. Don't cry over spilled milk.
      A watched pot never boils.
      Soup's on!
      Belly up to the bar.

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      1. re: melpy

        In Indonesia, there's "nasi sudah menjadi bubur," which means "the rice has already become porridge." In other words, no use crying over spilled milk.

        1. re: melpy

          Old English expression- "A watched pot never boils"

          Old Russian expression- "Watched pot never boils over"

        2. I don't think "sage advice" has anything to do with the herb. It refers to a wise person, a sage.

          1. "who put pepper on your ass?"

            1. walking through waikiki, looking at the sunburned tourists, im often reminded of the expression: red as a (boiled) lobster.