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petertsui

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Original: A leopard cannot change its spots.
My version: Things on earth change; one's personality never does.

What do you think?

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I'm not sure you need the first part- the idea of the leopard proverb is simply that people don't change their real character, even if they try.;-)
 

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Dear teachers,

When I was 10, I've ever heard my foreign teacher said "Once a sh*t, always a sh*t". Do you think they have similiar meanings? :lol:
 

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Similar, though the loepard doesn't have to be negative.;-)
 

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tdol said:
I'm not sure you need the first part- the idea of the leopard proverb is simply that people don't change their real character, even if they try.;-)

That's a good point. :)

Another question:

Peter is dubbed Aunt Sally in the workplace.

Aunt Sal·ly [ ànt sállee ] (plural Aunt Sal·lies)
U.K. butt of criticism: a person or organization that is the constant target of criticism and abusive comment ( informal )

Do you have another word for "Aunt Sally"?
 
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