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a fool and his money are soon parted (proverb)
If you are going to the City with your friends, be careful, remember that a fool and his money are soon parted!
Recent Words of the Day
a bad workman always blames his tools
to find someone or something to blame for poor work
- He said that the materials were poor quality but a bad workman always blames his tools!
A leopard cannot change its spots.
People cannot change their character, they'll always behave in the same way
- He won't change just because you marry him, a leopard cannot change its spots!
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