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Time and Tide

Posted by Bruce Kahl on August 05, 2000

In Reply to: Question - Please help! posted by Nat on August 05, 2000

: I cannot find these phrases in your website - I wonder if you can tell me
: the meaning of these phrases.

: 1. Time and tide wait for no man
: 2. Just in time or born in the Vestry.

"Time and Tide.." is usually uttered to someone who is taking a very long time to make a decision.
Some things must be acted upon in a timely fashion because you can't get back lost chances.
OR
as Dr. Who likes to say: Time and tide melts the snowman!!