Posted by ESC on December 26, 2002
In Reply to: If posted by ESC on December 24, 2002
: : :
: : : Greetings -
: : : Would be very grateful to hear if anyone possibly
: : : knows where a collection of the "If" phrases
: : : as in "If wishes were horses then beggars would
: : : ride" .. etc "If **** was *** then *** would/wouldn't
: : : etc.
: : : Many thanks in advance,
: : Don't know a website, but here's one appropriate to the season: "If if's and but's were candy and nuts, we'd all have a Merry Christmas." I always liked the rhythm of that.
: "If frogs had wings, they wouldn't bump their ***** when they
: ( http://www.kool107.com/GREGBIO.htm
: If frogs had wings, and snakes had hair,
: And automobiles flew through the air,
: If a watermelon grew on a huckleberry vine,
: Then we'd have winter in the summertime.
: (From http://www.grandfolkies.com/rack1.htm )
If a hog had wings he'd be an eagle.
If a pig had wings, he'd be a chicken hawk.
From "This Dog'll Hunt: An Entertaining Texas Dictionary" by Wallace O. Chariton (Wordware Publishing, Piano, Texas, 1989, 1990)