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WTTWWindow To The World
WTTWWord to the Wise
WTTWWind to Thy Wings
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"SIR -- A word to the wise. The friends of a certain young lady are wasting time and money to no purpose.
But in a last word to the wise of these days let it be said that of all who give gifts these two were the wisest.
'Fred!' cried Mr Swiveller, tapping his nose, 'a word to the wise is sufficient for them--we may be good and happy without riches, Fred.
a word to the wise.I am in a fine flow of spirits, an't I?
We'll make the police post some time this afternoon, and we've got to get ready to pull the bluff without a hitch, and a word to the wise is plenty."
Crupp's part; but, at the same time, I was content to receive it, in another point of view, as a word to the wise, and a warning in future to keep my secret better.
Word to the wise: It would be better to host the party so that you can have a sip of alcohol.
"It was more a word to the wise than anything else in the week, about the players' attitude and particularly their defence, which was far better."
Such play leads to expulsion, and probably a quiet word to the wise to colleagues from rival companies in the bars of Gibraltar.
What do you think is the most serious word hijack on the English language, asks the Gazette (Word To The Wise, 13.2.07).
(A word to the wise: if you drink pomegranate juice, keep in mind that an eight-ounce glass of POM will set you back 160 calories--50 calories more than a glass of orange juice and 70 calories more than a glass of cola.)
Word to the wise: Morag MacLarty cherishes the advice from double Olympic gold medallist Kelly Holmes