Posted by David FG on September 03, 2005
In Reply to: Don't count your chickens before they hatch posted by Will on September 03, 2005
: Hello. My sister used to ask you questions when she was in 4th grade. Now I'm in 4th grade and I have the same teacher. She asked us where the phrase - Don't count your chickens before they hatch came from, but I want to know what it means! Thank you very much. Will from Mrs. Morrissey's class
It means don't rely on something until you are sure of it. Don't think that because you have 12 eggs, you are going to get 12 chicks!