tiltbillings wrote:You have a remarkable capacity to take things out of context
That strikes me as something that really ought to be in a fortune cookie. So I was thinking, why not have a place where we can share sayings that are (or ought to be) in fortune cookies?
And to make it interesting, maybe this could be a blend of fake fortune-cookie slogans (like the one above), and real ones. So offer one up, but don't say if you made it up or if you actually found it in a cookie. The next poster has to be the judge: "Made up" or "real." Then offer up another, to keep the challenge going.
Here's one to get us going:
The mightiest oak in the forest is just a little nut that held its ground.