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    The pot calls the kettle black.

    Hello, dear teachers,

    Is there any similar idioms like this?



    sabrina

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    Re: The pot calls the kettle black.

    Quote Originally Posted by blacknomi
    Hello, dear teachers,

    Is there any similar idioms like this?



    sabrina
    The pot/kettle idiom means that you should not disparage another for the same behavior that you exhibit.

    A similar idiom is "those who live in glass houses shouldn't throw stones". That means "if you throw stones at others, you should expect others to throw stones at you." If one lived in a house made of glass, the return fire could be costly.


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    Re: The pot calls the kettle black.

    I am moved to tears of gratitude.



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    #4

    Re: The pot calls the kettle black.

    Quote Originally Posted by blacknomi
    I am moved to tears of gratitude.



    sabrina
    <really laughing out loud>


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    Re: The pot calls the kettle black.

    Quote Originally Posted by MikeNewYork
    Quote Originally Posted by blacknomi
    I am moved to tears of gratitude.



    sabrina
    <really laughing out loud>

    If you were a geisha(art person) in Japan, it's very impolite and rude to laugh with your teenth showing out like this


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    #6

    Re: The pot calls the kettle black.

    Quote Originally Posted by blacknomi
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    Quote Originally Posted by blacknomi
    I am moved to tears of gratitude.



    sabrina
    <really laughing out loud>

    If you were a geisha(art person) in Japan, it's very impolite and rude to laugh with your teenth showing out like this


    sabrina
    I'll remember that if I'm ever a geisha. :wink:


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    Re: The pot calls the kettle black.

    Quote Originally Posted by MikeNewYork
    Quote Originally Posted by blacknomi
    Quote Originally Posted by MikeNewYork
    Quote Originally Posted by blacknomi
    I am moved to tears of gratitude.



    sabrina
    <really laughing out loud>

    If you were a geisha(art person) in Japan, it's very impolite and rude to laugh with your teenth showing out like this


    sabrina
    I'll remember that if I'm ever a geisha. :wink:


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    Re: The pot calls the kettle black.

    Quote Originally Posted by blacknomi
    Quote Originally Posted by MikeNewYork
    Quote Originally Posted by blacknomi
    Quote Originally Posted by MikeNewYork
    Quote Originally Posted by blacknomi
    I am moved to tears of gratitude.



    sabrina
    <really laughing out loud>

    If you were a geisha(art person) in Japan, it's very impolite and rude to laugh with your teenth showing out like this


    sabrina
    I'll remember that if I'm ever a geisha. :wink:

    :wink:


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    Re: The pot calls the kettle black.

    Stop laughing.

    There are already 100+ faces under this subject.



    sabrina

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    Re: The pot calls the kettle black.

    Quote Originally Posted by blacknomi
    Stop laughing.

    There are already 100+ faces under this subject.



    sabrina
    It's a very happy thread.

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