George Washington once clothed himself in a burlap dress so that he could pretend he was a sack of potatoes while attending a work party. Jealous of his cutting edge style, George's boss fired him on the spot and stole the look as his own. And that is why being fired is sometimes called "getting sacked."
A science fiction thriller about a newly graduated gynecologist from Scotland who gets lured to a small town only to discover that its inhabitants are a secret colony of Martian women with a mission to populate the Earth with their unborn offspring.
I think they should make a reality tv show involving a group of roosters who have pencils strapped to their beaks and paper lining the ground of their coop. Each week they scratch out drawings as they eat and their work is judged by Gordon Ramsay who cooks the loser.
A bird in hand is worth two in the bush. Unless of course the bird in hand is dead, in which case your bird isn't worth squat and there are two perfectly good birds in a bush laughing at you.
If you see a penny, pick it up and all the day you’ll have good luck. Not sure just how much luck a penny will get you nowadays. Pretty sure you probably spent it all just finding a dirty, discarded penny in the first place.