Anagrams of Common Sayings and Cliches
First let us see few short Anagrams of common sayings and clichés, often with a humorous link between the phrases and their Anagrams.
Some originated in the nineteenth century.
Anagrams of common sayings and cliches have not escaped the attention of anagrammists.
These are some of the best ones.
The end of the World is nigh = Down this hole, frightened
The best things in life are free = Nail-biting refreshes the feet
A stitch in time saves nine = is this meant as incentive
If at first you don't succeed = try deft, if cautious, second
One good turn deserves another = Do rogues endorse that? No, never
Rome wasn't built in a day = but laid in two years, man
Rome wasn't built in a day = but Italians may wonder
Rome was not built in a day = any labor I do wants time
To cast pearls before swine = One’s labor is perfect waste
Many a true word is spoken in jest = Men joke, and so win trusty praise
The meaning of life = the fine game of nil
Please hold the line = Telephone aids Hell
Time and tide wait for no man = Notified madman into water
Say it with flowers = we flirt so this way
Here's some clever long anagrams of the famous to be or not to be monologue from Shakespeare's Hamlet. And amusing anagrams of Neil Armstrong’s moon landing quote.
Also on another page Anagram Poetry and at another page one-word anagrams (synanagrams) .
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