(urth) Lake of Birds
jerry_friedman at yahoo.com
Tue May 22 20:58:25 PDT 2012
> From: Bruno de Albuquerque Furtado <meuemaildobruno at gmail.com>
>"In English, "Forewarned is four-armed"."
>Thanks, I had never heard this expression in English.
The real expression is "Forewarned is forearmed." "Forearmed" means "armed in advance" and is hardly ever used outside this proverb. I was making a joke--a man with four arms is worth two men, as in the Portuguese proverb. (This leads us to Marc's ideas about the doubling of limbs on Blue and Green.)
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