Articles about 'Proverbs about the Months'
March 6th, 2010
Monique Palomares works with me on the French and Spanish versions of Mama Lisa’s World. She sent me some proverbs about March from different European countries in response to a post I did about Italian Proverbs about March. Here’s what Monique wrote… Here are some proverbs in Occitan, Catalan, French, Spanish, Portuguese and...
March 2nd, 2010
Yesterday, I was talking with a lady, whose parents are from Italy, about how happy I am that it’s finally March. She said, “Why?” I said because February is finally over. She said, “Marzo è pazzo”. It’s an Italian saying meaning “March is crazy”… you can never depend on March...
July 23rd, 2006
If the first of July, it be rainy weather, ‘Twill rain, more or less, for four weeks together. * Hot July brings cooling showers, Apricots and gillyflowers. * Those who in July are wed, Must labor for their daily bread. * Bow-wow dandy fly, Brew no beer in July. * Whatever July and August do not boil, September cannot fry.
June 15th, 2006
Here are some English proverbs and nursery rhymes about June… June brings tulips, lilies, roses, Fills the children’s hands with posies. *** Marry when June roses grow, Over land and sea you’ll go. *** A good leak in June Sets all in tune. *** A dripping June Puts all things in tune. *** Calm weather in June Sets all in tune. *** Here are some French proverbs about June. They’re...
May 1st, 2006
I received this email today… Do you know the words to: First of May is Petticoat Day; Second of May is shoelace Day; What comes next? Thank You, Rose Ann If anyone knows the words to this saying, please comment below. Thanks! -Lisa
April 13th, 2006
It’s interesting to compare proverbs from different countries. Here are some I found from around the world. If you know of any others, you’re welcome to add them in the comments below. English Proverbs about April -April showers bring May flowers. -Sweet April showers, do spring May flowers. -April comes in with his hack and his bill,...
March 17th, 2006
March brings breezes loud and shrill, To stir the dancing daffodil. March comes in like a lion And goes out like a lamb. Sometimes it’s reversed… March comes in like a lamb And goes out like a lion. A March sun sticks Like a lock of wool. There’s an old belief that if March is dry and dusty, there will be a better crop… A...